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"Zunar" Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque
Facing Prison for Tweeting
Political cartoonist Zunar faces a long-term prison sentence after posting tweets condemning the jailing of an opposition leader in Malaysia. The government is going to enormous lengths to silence dissent and debate, and lock up its critics. Write a short letter to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, urging him to drop the charges against Zunar and help stop Malaysia's crackdown on free speech. After you've written that letter, please also take a moment to draw a solidarity picture for Zunar, letting him know that you are taking action for his human rights. All the information you'll need can be found in the case sheet and sample letter below.
Take Action With These Easy Steps
1. Download the case sheet for "Zunar" Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque
2. Download the sample letter to Prime Minister of Malaysia
3. Take action online for Zunar, in addition to writing letters
4. Download case sheets, sample letters, and resources for all 12 cases
5. Let us know how many letters you wrote
Demand Justice for Zunar
Write to the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Call on him to:
Drop the politically motivated charges against Zunar, who was peacefully exercising his freedom of expression.
Prime Minister Najib Razak
Main Block, Perdana Putra Building
Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62502
Send your support to Zunar
Zunar has told us he'd love people to draw pictures to show their support. It doesn't have to be anything complicated - it could be a cartoon or simple doodle of solidarity, or a drawing expressing what free speech means to you. Upload your creation to Instagram and tag with #Zunar and #W4R. Please add your age/country as a caption and a message to Zunar if you wish.
Alternatively, please send your drawings to Zunar via our team in Malaysia, and we'll post a selection online.
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