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Dec 21 2017 12:22PM
Thanks for Write for Rights support

Thanks to all members, their families and friends who supported this year's Write for Rights campaign, helping it make 2017 a record year. We wrote an amazing four hundred and twenty nine cards for ten different individuals and groups...

Dec 20 2017 2:10PM
Remembering Nazanin at Christmas

This year a member of our Stratford on Avon Amnesty group has subscribed to ‘The Remembering Tree’ on the Bancroft Garden to remind us that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has not been forgotten even if she has to spend another Christmas...

Dec 11 2017 4:23PM
Write for Rights at our December meeting

Everyone is invited to join us for our last meeting of 2017, which as usual will be held at the Friends Meeting House, 37, Maidenhead Road at 7.00 this Wednesday (December 13th). Bring along your 'ready to send' Write for Rights cards...

Dec 11 2017 4:09PM
Carol singing for Amnesty

If you can come carol singing to raise funds for Amnesty please come along on Monday December 18 th at 7 pm. Meet at the top end of Broad Walk (near the telephone box). You are welcome to join us for refreshments at Jo and Roger’s...

Dec 11 2017 3:57PM
New Year - new engagement with human rights?

If you are keen to become more involved with human rights during 2018 why not consider the free online course about Human Rights Defenders? Human rights defenders have the courage to stand up against injustice. Learn about their...

Dec 8 2017 4:53PM
Human Rights Parliamentary event 2017

Ellie (in the centre of the group) from Stratford Amnesty Group joined other Amnesty members and human rights activists from across the country for the Human Rights Event in parliament. This was an opportunity to engage MPs and Peers...

Dec 1 2017 2:28PM
HUMAN FLOW Premiere Live + Ai Wei Wei in Conversation with Jon Snow and special guests

HUMAN FLOW Premiere Live + Ai Wei Wei in Conversation with Jon Snow and special guests. Satellite broadcast from the Barbican Milton Hall to Stratford on Avon. Fleeing climate change-driven starvation, wars and political repression are...

Dec 1 2017 9:46AM
Write for Rights Campaign 2017

Your words are powerful. 'Letters from Amnesty supporters ... were really powerful and helped me to stay strong. They protected us because the authorities knew thousands of people were watching'. Fred Bauma, pro-democracy activist in...

Dec 1 2017 9:21AM
December diary

Thursday, December 7th, 10 - 12 drop-in, letter writing at The Falcon Hotel, (use Ely Street entrance). All welcome at this informal session. Wednesday, December 13th, 7pm , Monthly meeting at The Friends' Meeting House, 37 Maidenhead...