Packets of Letters to Be Mailed Soon

Members of the Augusta, GA chapter of Amnesty International met on January 27 and prepared letters on behalf of the following prisoners of conscience:

  • Eskinder Nega of Ethiopia
  • Albert Woodfox, imprisoned in Louisiana, United States of America
  • A letter to the Syrian embassy asking its government to intervene to prevent human rights violations by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
  • A letter to Raul Castro asking his government to cease violations of human rights in Cuba
  • A letter to Vladimir Putin asking his government to cease human rights violations, especially as the world visits for the Winter Olympics
  • Kalpama Chakma of Bangladesh