#Human Rights
Members of CJFE, CAJ, CMG, NEPMCC and PEN Canada

November 25, 2009
CJFE joins with the CAJ, CMG, NEPMCC and PEN Canada in welcoming the news today that Amanda Lindhout was released along with her colleague Nigel Brennan.

To find out more read CJFE's press release at: http://cjfe.org/releases/2009/25112009lindhout.html

Thank you to everyone who signed on in support!

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Canada
Langevin Block
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0A2

Dear Prime Minister,

We, the friends, supporters and colleagues of Amanda Lindhout, join with the undersigned organisations to ask the Canadian government to make it a top priority to work for the immediate and unconditional release of Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout and her Australian colleague Nigel Brennan.

The two journalists have been held in captivity in Somalia for over a year. We urge you to commit full governmental support and resources to work with Amanda’s and Nigel’s families to bring them home. A year is too long – efforts must be redoubled.

Please do everything in your power to bring Amanda home to Canada.

Yours sincerely,

Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ)
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE)
Canadian Media Guild (CMG)
National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC)
PEN Canada

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The Do your Part to Bring Canadian Journalist Amanda Lindhout Home petition to Members of CJFE, CAJ, CMG, NEPMCC and PEN Canada was written by Julie Payne and is in the category Human Rights at GoPetition.