2020 (17)
Aug 23 2020 3:04PM
November 2020 next Amnesty meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Stratford Amnesty group will be on Wednesday November 11th at the Friends' Meeting House, 37 Maidenhead Road. Time to be confirmed nearer the time. There will be no meetings in September or October.

Aug 20 2020 5:11PM
Stones for Nazanin

While Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe remains under strict supervision in Iran, unable to return to her family in London, she has not been forgotten. Support for her continues across the country and here in Stratford on Avon we have drawn...

Jun 5 2020 12:31PM
Update on Aser Mohammed

We have received this request from Beverley Foulkes-Jones, AI North Africa Regional Coordinator for help in the case of Aser Mohammed, please support if you can. To find out more background about Aser's case click here Dear Friends, I...

Jun 5 2020 12:11PM
Lockdown charity fundraiser

Congratulations to our group chair Penny Freedman who memorised and recited the whole of Macbeth during lockdown and raised more than £2,000 pounds for good causes. The money will be split between Welcome Here Stratford-upon-Avon our...

May 11 2020 2:10PM
Write for Rights updates

Sometimes it feels as if we only hear bad news as we are all waiting for life to return to normal. We thought it would be a good idea to bring you some better news, where our work in Amnesty has born fruit. For the past several years...

Apr 29 2020 3:59PM
Lockdown activities for you

Amnesty International is still here during lockdown to help people all over the world for whom the Coronavirus pandemic is causing danger and great distress? The Amnesty International UK website has lots of ideas for you to take action...

Apr 23 2020 5:32PM
The case of Azza Soliman

Stratford on Avon Amnesty group has been supporting Egyptian human rights worker Azza Soliman with cards sent both to her and to President Sisi. We have heard that sadly, her appeal hearing against her travel ban, listed this week, has...

Apr 23 2020 5:18PM
Urgent Action : Alaa Abdel Fattah and Mohamed al-Baqer

HEALTH CONCERNS FOR ACTIVIST AND LAWYER On 15 April 2020, the lawyers of activist Alaa Abdel Fattah – who has been unlawfully detained since September 2019 – learnt that he is on hunger strike at Tora Maximum Security Prison 2. The...

Apr 22 2020 1:13PM
Nazanin's furlough extended

Stratford Amnesty group is pleased to learn that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has had her furlough from prison in Teheran extended for a further month so she will be able to continue to live with her parents. We hope this may prove a...

Apr 19 2020 3:15PM
Urgent Action for Ibrahim Ezz El-Din, a detained researcher in a critical condition

Please join us in taking action on behalf of Ibrahim Ezz El-Din, a detained human rights researcher currently detained in Egypt's Tora Prison where he is at particular risk if exposed to COVID-19. Ibrahim remains in pre-trial detention...