Screams, chants and tight-lipped silence: poetry and protest

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Manchester Amnesty International group join with arts organisation Young Identity to present an afternoon of poetry and spoken word in solidarity with Ahmed Mansoor, a human rights defender currently imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates.

Young IdentityAhmed is himself a poet, and the evening will include readings of his poems alongside new work created by Young Identity and young Amnesty members.

Amnesty International

Visit Protest Lab to see #FREEAHMED campaign materials on display.

Suitable for 16+

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