In China, their government has submitted propaganda to their people declaring how they are working to stop corruption. However, political activist, Liu Ping, is currently in prison having to endure torture because of asking for a hearing to investigate corruption. So, on December 17th, 2014 I sent this letter to call on the People’s Republic of China to immediately and unconditionally release Liu Ping.
Amnesty International’s Write for Rights 2014: Women and Girls of El Salvador ~ ‘Thousands Imprisoned And Tortured By Abortion Ban’
Handwritten letter for women and girls of El Salvador who are no longer alive because of either suicide, or death as a result of complications during pregnancy. These completely unnecessary deaths are because of a state enforced ban on all abortions. This total ban has forced women to die and to be locked behind bars because of a pregnancy they simply wish not to have. And Amnesty International wants to push the government of El Salvador to end this horrible injustice on women’s reproductive rights ~ that are Human Rights.
Amnesty International’s Write for Rights 2014: Rampyari Bai & Safreen Khan ~ ‘Justice For Survivors Of Bhopal Gas Leak’
December 3rd, 2014 was the 30th anniversary of a gas leak at United Carbide India Limited (UCIL). And because of the gas leak that has claimed the lives of over 20,000 people while affecting the lives of over 500,000 people. There has been no accountability from UCIL or Dow Chemical — the current owners of the Bhopal disaster site.
Amnesty International’s Write for Rights 2014: Moses Akatugba ~ ‘Tortured, Beaten And Sentenced To Death’
Another letter sent on the 17th of December, 2014 asking the governor of Nigeria’s Delta State to commute Moses Akatugba’s death sentence. Moses Akatugba was sentenced to death and tortured as a way for the police in Nigeria’s Delta State to coerce Akatugba to sign pre-written confessions. Therefore, an independent investigation of the police in Nigeria’s Delta State is needed to end these horrific violations of Human Rights.
Amnesty International’s Write for Rights 2014: Raif Badawi ~ ‘Imprisonment And 1000 Lashes For A Website’
A letter sent on the 17th of December 2014 to the King of Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, asking for the immediate and unconditional release of Raif Badawi. Raif Badawi, among many others, is a Prisoner of Conscience and was merely standing up for Human Rights.
Amnesty International’s Write for Rights 2014: Darrell Cannon & Anthony Holmes ~ ‘Survivors of Chicago Police Torture Have Been Denied Justice’
Handwritten letter sent today telling Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to immediately support Chicago’s City Council ordinance titled “Reparations for Chicago Police Torture Survivors”. Clear support from the mayor’s office would allow resources to be allocated for the people of Chicago to begin their healing process.