CAMPAIGNING BURMA - At the meeting we wrote Urgent Action letters on behalf of 2 imprisoned activists but the deadline for letters was 24th June so it is no longer applicable. Details of an on-line petition relating to further democratisation in Burma and some more letter-writing on behalf of Dr Tun Aung can be found on the Group Website. Brazil – we took part in a photo action relating to human rights in Brazil.
Details of this – including the photo – and how to write about police brutality toward protesters can be found on the Group Website
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Meeting on 12thJune at Avenue Baptist Church We spent the main part of this meeting watching videos on human rights issues – not exactly entertaining but illustrative of the concerns that Amnesty is all about. We had a brief discussion about Guantanamo and, after watching videos about oppression in Burma, wrote letters on behalf of activists imprisoned there (see front page). These are the videos we watched – they’re all available on Youtube: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights