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Hoevelaken – The annual action by Amnesty International this year focused on the release of political prisoners in India. Soni Sodi (female) and Linga

ram Kodopi (male), two indigenous activists from the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, rebels who are accused to have supported. believes that they are falsely accused and arrested for political reasons. Both activists were criticized on human rights violations committed by the Maoists and the Indian army.

On Friday 2 March from 13:00-16:00 and Saturday, March 3 from 09.30-12.30 there will be for these two caught a signature campaign at four places in the center of Hoevelaken. Volunteers from Amnesty Hoevelaken, Women and Youth Project now stand at Jumbo Grace Home. Lidl, Albert Heijn, and Laak Stag by asking shoppers to sign letters.

These letters are addressed to the authorities of and the Indian Embassy in the Netherlands. It called for the release of two Indian activists. In the past held petitions from Amnesty often have positive results. Each letter is a Euro asked to contribute to the postage. The aim is to, at the end of the action thousand letters to be able to transmit.

More information: Trees Brouwer, telephone: 2535440.

 

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