SOUTHEND GROUP FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

Ashraf
Ashraf

Here's our February Newsletter, containing the notes of the meeting on 11th February along with details of these actions:

  • write to the PM and Foreign Secreatary about arms sales to Saudi Arabia (we're supplying the Saudis, who are killing innocent civilians in the Yemen),

  • write to the to the Saudi Ambassador about Raif Badawi, who is still at risk of flogging,

  • sign the on-line petition and write to King Abdullah on behalf of Ashraf, a 35-year-old poet and artist, who is sentenced to be executed by the Saudi Arabian authorities for his art

  • write to the Minister of Information and the Burmese Ambassador  on behalf of Lu Maw Naing, Yarzar Oo, Paing Thet Kyaw, Sithu Soe – reporters for the Unity newspaper – and Tint San, its chief executive officer who have been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for ‘disclosing state secrets’. They are prisoners of conscience, held for their legitimate work as journalists

More in formation about these actions and addresses to write to can be found on these downloads:

Downloads
February 2016 Newsletter
Burma/Myanmar - The Unity Five
Saudi Arabia - arms sales, Raif Badawi and Ashraf
Stop Torture Campaign - February 2016
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