On March 8 Amnesty Internatonal members from Group 46 in Peterbourough hosted their annual fundraising and awareness dinner. This year their special guests were former Iranian-Canadian prisoner, Hamid Ghassemi Shall and his wife Antoella Mega. Amnesty International members across Canada campaigned for years for Hamid’s release from prison and return to Canada. Hamid now campaigns for others, particularly Saeed Malekpour, a permanent resident of Canada now detained in Iran.
Read about Group 46’s event and their work to support human rights.