November 2022 (9)
Nov 5 2022 5:38PM
Alaa Abdel Fattah Vigil (Egypt) - 26 October 2022

Our Chair and Secretary attended a vigil outside the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in support of the British-Egyptian human-rights defender Alaa Abdel Fattah. This was organised by Debora Singer (Amnesty UK's Egypt...

Nov 25 2022 11:07PM
Next meeting, 5 December 2022, 8.00 pm - Write For Rights Campaign (Hybrid Meeting)

The World's biggest letter writing marathon will help 10 victims of human rights abuses get justice! Amnesty International has launched its flagship annual letter-writing campaign, Write for Rights to support 10 individuals around the...

Nov 5 2022 11:40PM
Next meeting, 7 November 2022, 8.00 pm with Mark Farmaner (Virtual Meeting)

Our next meeting will take place on Monday 7 November 2022 at 8.00 pm via Zoom (virtual meeting). Please email our Group Secretary if you wish to join the meeting. Our speaker will be Mark Farmaner, Director of Burma Campaign UK, the...

Nov 5 2022 4:03PM
Julita Sakowska from Care4Calais - 3 October 2022 Meeting Highlights - Sutton Amnesty

Julita introduced herself as Ops Manager for Care4Calais and described their work, providing a number of statistics and answering questions from the Group. Care4Calais works primarily in the UK and France (also in Belgium), giving...

Nov 4 2022 10:54PM
Hamad Al-Shamsi (UAE) - 5 September Meeting Highlights - Sutton Amnesty

Our Chair introduced Hamad Al-Shamsi, Executive Director of the Emirates Detainees Advocacy Center (EDAC). Hamad had been sentenced in absentia to 15 years imprisonment by the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi (UAE) on vague 'National...

Nov 4 2022 10:24PM
Sutton Amnesty Letter-Writing Stall at local Liberal Democrats Conference - 3 September 2022

The Sutton Amnesty International group ran yet another successful letter-writing stall, this time at the local Liberal Democrats conference in Carshalton Beeches. Delegates were very supportive, listened to testimonials on behalf of...

Nov 4 2022 10:13PM
Sutton Amnesty Letter-Writing Stall at Carshalton EcoFair - 29 August 2022

The Sutton Amnesty International group ran a successful letter-writing stall at the Carshalton EcoFair on the bank holiday Monday. With strong support from our group, members of the public were invited to write letters on Dr Mohammed...

Nov 4 2022 9:56PM
Sutton Amnesty Letter-Writing Stall at Sutton High School for Girls - 14 June 2022

The Sutton Amnesty International group ran a successful letter-writing stall at Sutton High School for Girls during their human-rights themed Suttonbury Festival. Mark, Lyndon and Barbara were all kept busy, with good engagement...

Nov 2 2022 10:47PM
4 July 2022 Meeting Highlights

Urgent Actions Our Secretary ran through the Urgent Actions for the meeting comprising the cases of: Elena Milashina (Russia) a journalist with Novaya Gazeta who has continued the work of the murdered Anna Politkovskay and is now...