Signing in the Library passage on Saturday 15 December
We will be holding our annual card signing this Christmas in the Library passage in Salisbury starting at 9 am for around 3 hours. We will have four prisoners of conscience from around the world and we ask that people sign one or more of these. We will then post them to the prisoners.
Prisoners of conscience are people who are imprisoned for their beliefs or because they displease the powers in their country. They are not violent. Thousands are held in this way, often without being charged and without access to lawyers. Many countries which have signed up to uphold human rights standards do this, the most recent example is Turkey. But China has ten of thousands in prisons and in vast camps.
If you are in Salisbury this Saturday, please spend a minute or two to sign a card.