Several Group members attended Awareness Days on Saturday 15 July and Thursday 20 July. The topic was "Refugees" (photo exhibition was displayed) and "LGBT" issues. Heavy rain both days hindered the events. Phil has notified Head...
The Group is working on two British-Iranian dual nationals: Nazanin Zaghari-Radcliffe (a charity worker) arrested whilst on holiday visiting her family in Iran with her British husband and British daughter, Gabriella (whose British...
The Bolton and Bury Group will be concentrating on 2 world-wide regions only: South Africa (Kevin), Central America (Paul)
Collectors required for 6 Aug at Tesco, Walkden
Several members collected funds for Amnesty International on 22nd July 2017. Funds raised: £122.84
At June 2017's meeting we agreed to work on the: The following areas of the World: Zimbabwe, S Africa & Malawi as well as Central America The main Amnesty Issues: a) Human Rights Defenders b) Refugees c) LGBT d) Women's Rights
June 2017 - donated £300 to head office to carry out vital Human Rights work
Bolton and Bury Amnesty International stall on Bolton Market. - Late May we had a stall at Bolton Market and raised £151.34 for our local group
ALI AARRASS is a Belgian-Moroccan national who was forcibly returned to Morocco from Spain and is suffering detention and torture. Ali has shown interest in the Amnesty Groups that have supported him. Maps of "where we meet" have been...
Campaigns for 2017: 1) Refugee campaign 2) Protecting space for human rights defenders 3) The Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights 4) The crisis in Syria 5) Other emerging issues and human rights crises