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Jul 24 2022 4:03PM
Next meeting / events

We don’t meet in August, so our next letter-writing evening will be 8pm – 10pm on Tuesday 20 th September at 3 London Road, Saffron Walden. Also, please put our Amnesty Street Collection day, Saturday 1 st October , in your diary and...

Jul 24 2022 4:01PM
July Meeting

19th July - Thanks to the 5 others who joined Paul and me to write action letters on Tuesday evening despite the extraordinary heat. The letters written will be sent off, along with the ones signed at the Garden Party.

Jul 10 2022 6:40PM
July - Group AGM and Garden Party

On 17th July, Saffron Walden Amnesty Group held their annual summer social event, The Wi ne and Cheese Garden Party. As you can see from the photograph, this is always a nicely informal and enjoyable gathering offering the chance to...

Jul 10 2022 6:36PM
June Meeting

We met for our June letter-writing session on Tuesday (21 st ). We wrote letters about the following cases: Thailand: Two women on hunger strike are demanding the right to bail after being detained for conducting street polls. Iran...

Jul 10 2022 6:34PM
May Meeting

On 17th May, we wrote letters concerning the following cases: Romania: Ukrainian refugee Amina Gerikhanova , a Chechen national who had lived in Ukraine since 2016, and fled to Romania after the Russian invasion, is facing extradition...

Apr 7 2022 7:24PM
April Meeting

We wrote letters about the following cases in April: Slovenia: Slovenian theatre director Jaša Jenull facing exorbitant claims to cover the costs associated with policing protests he attended but did not organise - a dangerous...

Feb 27 2022 5:15PM
March Meeting

Another great evening’s letter-writing on 15th March. 23 letters + 23 cc/s to embassies were written about: Colombia – environmental defenders at risk Morocco – an ethnic Uyghur at risk of extradition to China Singapore – appeal...

Feb 13 2022 5:18PM
February Group News

Action: Letter writing We met on Tuesday 15 th February to write letters about the following cases: CHINA : Gao Zhisheng, a former prisoner of conscience and human rights lawyer, is subject to enforced disappearance. No information...

Jan 24 2022 7:45PM
January Group News

Write for Rights card campaign Our various sessions in town were extremely successful considering the circumstances. Many thanks to those who helped facilitate these in the County High School Sixth Form, St Mary’s Parish Church...