Facing 15 years in prison for peacefully protesting: Rita Karasartova, Kyrgyzstan: Write for Rights 2023

Participants will learn how the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly are fundamental to the work of human rights defenders, through the real story of Rita Karasartova who was arrested and charged for speaking up against the government in Kyrgyzstan. As part of the activity, participants are encouraged to write a letter to call for Rita’s immediate and unconditional release and to show solidarity with her.

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