UNISONActive is an unofficial blog produced by UNISON activists for UNISON activists. Bringing news, briefings and events from a progressive left perspective.

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Free Marwan Barghouthi & all Palestinian prisoners

The new website of the International Campaign to Free Marwan and all Palestinian prisoners is now online. The Campaign was launched from the cell of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island on the 27th of October 2013, by Ahmed Kathrada, anti-apartheid icon who launched the Free Mandela Campaign before spending 26 years in apartheid jails. www.fmaapp.ps

An International High Level Committee comprising five Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, leaders and former leaders and former political prisoners was announced at this occasion. This High Level Committee issued the Robben Island Declaration for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners. The declaration is on the website and it can be signed by sending an email through the contact page.