Take Action! Send a letter of support to Mubarak Bala
The impact of such a simple act cannot be underestimated.
Letters and messages of support can provide much-needed moral support in difficult times, and remind Mubarak and his family that they have not been forgotten.
“I imagine you pacing your cell, just as I have done. Feeling with each passing day, the added strain. But I know too, that with each passing day you will reach further into your reserves – reserves that you have always thought finite – and discover strength of which you had never dreamed.
“I write today to tell you that you are not alone, there is a whole community across the globe that stands beside you and will fight for you. We will not rest until you are free and safe.”
It is up to you what sort of correspondence you want to have but you may want to consider the following recommendations:
In order to avoid any related repercussions, we recommend that you do not:
Need some inspiration? Read Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka’s letter of solidarity marking 100 days in detention.
Humanists International will be collecting the letters on behalf of Mubarak and his family. We will send them on to his wife, Amina, in batches as we receive them.
This will ensure that we can document the messages you have sent, and also ensure that the family postal address is not made public on the internet.
Send your email using the subject ‘Message for Mubarak’ to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have the capacity to send physical letters from wherever you are based you are very welcome to do so. In such cases, please address them to:
C/o Humanists International
17 Oval Way
Please note that participants are expected to cover the postage costs of sending cards and letters to Humanists International’s offices.
We hope to reach and engage new audiences through this campaign, please:
To find out how else you can get involved in the campaign to #FreeMubarakBala click here