Following our own work on the current issues surrounding human rights in Turkey, and in particular, our Silenced Voices exhibition, we were contacted by a friend all the way from Essex, who wished to join us in our efforts to raise awareness.
Gervase Vernon emailed us the following message and images:
Below is a poem that was originally sold at the Amnesty bookshop in London. It was composed to mark a number of decades of writing for human rights. We thought it would be a really positive contribution to our site, and a great first post for our blog. We hope you enjoy the poem as much we did!