Tue, Apr 5 Mailing for Human Rights

Members of the Amnesty International – USA Chapter #186 (Augusta, GA) are meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2015 at 1:30 pm to stuff packets with envelopes and mail/deliver those packets for people to sign and mail.

1. If you know anybody who would want to receive such a packet, ask them to sign up.

2. If you want to help stuff the packets, the location is the Common Room of the Augusta Unitarian Universalist Church in West Augusta. Its address is 3501 Walton Way Extension, Augusta, GA 30909. It’s across from the First Baptist Church and next to the fire station.

3. If you want your packet sent to a different address, please call/text Ayman at (706) 284-3002.

What do appeal letters look like? Check out the last batch we prepared.


Vigil Against Execution of Joshua Bishop, Thu, Mar 31 – Write letter in support of clemency

Amnesty International Group #186 is holding a vigil on Thursday, March 31, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, at the entrance of the Augusta Judicial Center at the corner of Walton Way and James Brown Blvd (9th St.). We are witnessing against the State of Georgia’s intention to execute another prisoner. Georgia’s warrant to execute Joshua Bishop begins that evening at 7 pm.

Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty has instructions to send a letter on Mr. Bishop’s behalf for his clemency hearing on March 30. Please send your letter ASAP.