19 August 2015

Meeting minutes for August 2015

Meeting minutes for Wednesday, 19 August 2015

In attendance: Barbara, Gina, Dalin, Michele, Kara, Tilo, and Marsha



Welcome and Introductions

Dalin Appel attended a meeting of AIUSA Group 342 for the first time today.

Announcements

The Philadelphia AIUSA group (Center City) meets on the fourth Thursday of the month. Do we want to try to do something with them?

Reports

Barbara brought a letter she wrote to Stephen Hawking about the lack of communication we've experienced with AIUSA officials and about the lack of acknowledgement of the checks we have sent to the AIUSA office over the past two years. Group 342 members were invited to sign the letter.

Actions and Updates 

  • Letter on behalf of our case file, Muhammed Sadiq Kabudvand (Iran).
  • Update on Siti Zainab binti Duhri Rupa, who was executed in April 2015 in Saudi Arabia.
  • Letter on behalf of Saparmamed Nepeskuliev (Turkey). UA 174/15
  • Letter on behalf of Leyla Yunis and Arif Yunis (Azerbaijan). UA 182/14
New Business

Movie recommendation

Tilo recommended The Eritrean Exodus: Refugee, a documentary film by a West Chester film company.

Book discussion

At next month's meeting we will discuss which selections to read together.

Upcoming Events

Meeting on Wednesday, 16 September, 7:30 p.m., Wegman's cafe in Malvern

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