19 December 2018

Minutes for December 2018

Meeting minutes for Wednesday, 19 December 2018
In attendance: Jeff, Barbara, Bob, Marsha


Welcome and introductions


Announcements

  • Victory: Bangladesh photographer freed after being jailed for 100 days!
  • Correction to November meeting minutes: Incorrect Write for Rights case listed in minutes, Marsha will revise with correct one
  • Social media report: Barbara boosted our Patch posts about this meeting on the West Chester and Malvern Patch sites, will go back to boosting our posts on Facebook for the next few months
  • Case file update: Jeff is looking into getting a new case for our group: Fomusoh Ivo Feh, a university student in Cameroon who is facing a 20-year prison sentence for sending a text
Updates and actions
  • Last two Write for Rights cases:
  • Bill prepared three additional actions:
    • Survivor of sexual harassment faces imprisonment (Indonesia): UA 199/18
    • Saudi activists face the death penalty (Saudi Arabia): UA 201/18
    • Opposition youth leader still detained one year on (Democratic Republic of the Congo): UA 197/18

Next meeting: Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 7:30 p.m., Wegmans cafe in Malvern

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