Nine prisoners in Indonesia face execution as early as Tuesday night.
This may be your last chance to show your opposition to this decision before it’s too late.
Please join us
King George Square from 6-7pm
to tell the Indonesian government that it’s never too late for mercy.
Facebook event here.
SBS story on vigils here.
Now that word has been hannded down that 9 prisoners, including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be executed as soon as Tuesday night.
We still have a chance to make our opposition known and to save the lives of these people and the fifty others facing the death penalty in Indonesia this year.
Since the executions resumed in January, there have been significant breakthroughs in the campaign in Indonesia – Garuda Air, the national airline, has refused to transport prisoners to the site of their executions, senior government figures and allies have started to speak out and the prospect of a future moratorium on capital punishment has been raised.
We are making a difference, and it is not yet too late to save these lives.
Please join us at today’s rally
St Stephen’s Cathedral, 249 Elizabeth St in Brisbane
11am Monday 27th
Please come along if you can, and spread the word to everyone you can, through every avenue you have. Twitter hashtags are #keephopealive #istandformercy
Amnesty action page – http://www.amnesty.org.au/action/action/36419/
Mercy Campaign petition – http://www.mercycampaign.org/
Please come along and spread the word. Every day these executions are delayed is another chance to save the lives of the two Australians and nine others facing imminent death by firing squad.
Friday 13th March 6-7pm
King George Square, Brisbane
Facebook event here.
Please spread the word as far and wide as you can.
For more information, contact Tina – mob 0423 709 445 or email email@example.com
A peaceful and powerful stand for mercy, respectfully urging Indonesian President Joko Widodo to stay the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Keep Hope Alive
5.45pm Wednesday February 25
The Esplanade, Cotton Tree Park.
All welcome, rain hail or shine.
For more information contact Terry on 0408 150588 or firstname.lastname@example.org
6pm Wednesday 18th February
King George Square
As the grieving families of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan hold vigils for their sons in Sydney & Melbourne, Brisbane will also stand for mercy at 6pm Wednesday 18th February in King George Square.
Please join with Amnesty, Australians Against Capital Punishment, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and Brisbane Mercy Vigil at this vigil for Myuran and Andrew, their families and indeed, others around facing the death penalty around the world.
With vigils now to be held in most capital cities, Australia will be making a peaceful and powerful stand for Mercy and urge the Indonesian President to halt executions.
The death penalty is a violent, inhumane and outdated punishment that has no place in today’s criminal justice system.
#keephopealive #ampuni #istandformercy
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL and AUSTRALIANS AGAINST CAPITAL PUNISHMENT invite you to
Stop executions in Indonesia
Date: Friday 13th February 2015
Time: 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm
Venue: Reddacliff Place (top of Queen St Mall)
Please, call on the Indonesian President to halt these executions and work on ending the death penalty for good.
See Amnesty’s list of actions to Keep Hope Alive here.
Facebook event here.
Australians Against Capital Punishment are a group of concerned citizens from many backgrounds and many walks of life who have joined together to campaign for an end to the death penalty in all circumstances, in all countries.
For more information please contact Tina ph 0423 709 445 or email email@example.com
Update 6 May 2013: Foreign Minister Bob Carr’s office has made public statements urging Indonesia to grant clemency to Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, and pledging to raise the issue again with the Indonesian Government. This is great news and we welcome Senator Carr’s statements.
It’s vital that our Government continues working through all possible means for clemency for Andrew and Myuran, and to promote the abolishment of the death penalty in our region. So we need to keep up the messages to Bob Carr and Julia Gillard, and show them that public support for this is not going away.
Send our Foreign Minister and Prime Minister a message now