Stratford Amnesty Group to support Clive Stafford Smith and Reprieve!

 

Stratford Amnesty Group will be showing their support for the world-renown human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith when he delivers the Big Issue Lecture as part of Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival on Thursday May 1st. We will display Amnesty information and case studies which demonstrate our solidary and support for his work.

Clive Stafford Smith OBE is a world renowned lawyer specialising in defending people accused of the most serious crimes and is Founder and Director of legal action charity Reprieve. He has represented over 300 prisoners on the Death Rows of the southern US and secured the release of 65 detainees from Guantnamo Bay. Amongst other awards, he has received the Gandhi Peace Award. He is a powerful speaker and a tireless champion of justice.

 The event will be a powerful and envigorating affirmation of the common purpose shared by Amnesty International and Reprieve. The lecture will take place at Stratford Arts House, Rother Street, at 7.00 p.m.

Tickets at £12 are available by telephoning 01789 207100, in person at the Box Office or online at http://civichall.co.uk/whats-on.html

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