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Dec 10 2017 1:56PM
Amnesty Talks: Human Rights in Israel and Palestine

By Paul Clark, Ecumenical Accompanier in Israel and Palestine Tuesday, 20 March 2018 7.00 for 7.15pm Babylon Gallery, Waterside Ely CB7 4AU FREE EVENT refreshments available

Dec 10 2017 1:55PM
Amnesty Talks: Human Rights in Saudi Arabia

By Paul Dawson, Country Coordinator (Amnesty UK) Middle East and Gulf Tuesday, 20 February 2018 7.00 for 7.15pm Babylon Gallery, Waterside Ely CB7 4AU FREE EVENT refreshments available

Dec 10 2017 1:49PM
Amnesty Talks: Syria's Disappeared

Syria's Disappeared: The case against Assad Using smuggled evidence, the film focuses on three of the thousands detained after the 2011 Arab spring who have since gone missing or been killed. Tuesday, 23 January 2018 7.00 for 7.15pm...

Nov 11 2017 9:41AM
Write for Rights 2017: Writing for freedom

It only takes a few minutes to write a letter or card. But for a peaceful protester arrested and tortured, an activist fighting against forced evictions, or refugees left in limbo rather than offered a place of safety, it can provide...

Nov 11 2017 9:34AM
Short Story Competition 2017 Winners!

Congratulations to Lance Clarke who is the winner of our 2017 short story competition with “The Choice” , a powerful and moving story set in Mosul under ISIS occupation. Congratulations also to Lynda Turbet (our 2016 winner) who is our...

Sep 13 2017 8:46PM
I Welcome Photo Exhibition

Friday 29 September to Monday 2 October Ely Cathedral This exhibition provides a striking insight into global refugee crises over the last 70 years. Powerful images from the famous Magnum photographers collective reveal what it means...

Sep 5 2017 6:35PM
Film Evening in aid of Amnesty - Hidden Figures

This Oscar nominated film tells the story of three African-American women whose achievements turned around the Space Race. It has been described as 'funny, heart-warming and inspirational.

Aug 22 2017 9:51PM
Terry Waite - Out of the Silence - Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture 2017

Terry Waite spent almost five years in solitary confinement as a hostage. In his talk he will discuss the importance of language and memory in maintaining his well being.

Jul 2 2017 6:32PM
Short Story Competition 2017: Theme Of "Courage"

Amnesty International Ely City Group is running its fourth short story competition in memory of one of its founder members, Gareth Davies-Jones. The competition is for original, unpublished fictional stories written in English and a...

Jun 3 2017 10:04AM
Jazz Picnic at the Palace 2017

We are delighted to announce that for the fourth year running we are once again bringing members of Ronnie Scott’s All Stars to Ely for a memorable afternoon of brilliant jazz. Heading the line up will be James Pearson, resident...