In writing your cards, think about what you would like to receive if you were in prison. Here are some guidelines that will help you write your letters:
Note: We do not have the full addresses for all prisoners, but for many we do. Please write to those with a complete address. If a prisoner's number is given, include this with the address. Thank you.
- Remember to send your card in an envelope;
- Include a return name and address on the envelope;
- Be chatty and creative: send photos from your life or drawings;
- Let the prisoners know what you are doing to stop war and war preparations;
- Avoid writing anything that might get the prisoner into trouble;
- Try not to begin your correspondence with "You are so brave, I could never do what you have done";
- Remember that the prisoner may not be able to reply;
- Remember-next year it could be you ...
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