Meeting Minutes for 20 June 2012
I. Review of minutes from last meeting
Group 342 coordinator's report
Area coordinator's report
- To General Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbango of Equatorial New Guinea, regarding Amadou Tambouia, who was arrested for murder in December 2011. He has received the death penalty, and we are asking that this be commuted to a life sentence.
- To Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei of Iran. We ask that he end the persecution of the Bhai Institute of Higher Education.
- To Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei of Iran. We ask for the release of two attorneys being held as prisoners of conscience: Reza Shahabie, who represented the Syndicated Workers of Iran and is being held for six years for propaganda; and Abdolfattah Mohammad Ali Daddkhah, who has represented the Bhai Inatitute of Higher Educaiton and is also being held in prison.
- To Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of the United States. We ask that she work with the UN Security Council to place an arms embargo on Syria and have the situation tried on Independent Criminal Court. We also saw an Amnesty International research video about some of the violence there. [Note: The video can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-yZUsI3a1c.]