Attached is the sermon delivered by Rev Nicholas Mercer at the annual Amnesty Service at the Cathedral. It contains much that is shocking. We are grateful to him for coming and for sending
The last few weeks have seen some extraordinary events unfold. We have seen with the revelations from Edward Snowden that the trust we had in our politicians – either to represent us as citizens or to demonstrate that they are capable...
A Chinese journalist, Shi Tao, who was imprisoned for 10 years including some in a forced labour camp, has just been released it has been reported. His case caused a furore at the t
On Thursday 17th, there was a service for Amnesty at the Cathedral attended by over 80 people. We were pleased to welcome the Rev Nicholas Mercer who ga
September 3rd marked the 60th anniversary of the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights and Amnesty is marking the anniversary with an illustrated guide to the rights it protects.&
Some members of Amnesty may have been concerned that the proposed Lobbying Bill, slipped out just before the recess, would have meant that - in common with almost all other charitable organisations - they would not have been able to...
The Reggie Clemons appeal continues. At the monthly meeting, greeting cards were circulated and a dozen cards were posted on 12 October to the USA.
It is rare that we get a response from our letter writing and campaigning so it is heartening to report that on 26 November, we received a reply from Reggie Clemons #reggieclemons.
On Thursday 5 December the Arts Centre showed the award winning film 'Wadjda' to a full house. The film is about a young girl in Saudi Arabia who's hearts desire is to own
On an extremely cold day in the market place in Salisbury on 19 November, we did a signing against the death penalty and in particular for Reggie Clemons in the USA. There was a good turnou