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January 2023 (8)
Jan 28 2023 10:54PM
Next meeting, 6 February 2023, 8.00 pm with Ali Abdulemam talking about Bahrain (Hybrid Meeting)

Our next meeting will take place on Monday 6 February 2023, 20.00 – 22.00 at the Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton SM2 5DA, just a few minutes walk from Sutton station. This is a hybrid meeting, so people can join the...

Jan 23 2023 6:08PM
Write For Rights 2022 - 5 December Meeting Highlights - Sutton Amnesty

This was our first Sutton Group meeting back in the Friends Meeting House since the Covid Pandemic began. Structured on a hybrid basis we had nine attendees in person and two online. Write for Rights 2022 The meeting's focus, the Write...

Jan 23 2023 11:02PM
Next meeting, 9 January 2023, 8.00 pm with Mona Seif (Virtual Meeting)

Our next meeting will take place on Monday 9 January 2023 at 8.00 pm via Zoom (virtual meeting). Please email our Group Secretary if you wish to join the meeting. In our first meeting of 2023 we are delighted to welcome Mona Seif...

Jan 23 2023 10:35PM
Free Alaa Vigil at FCDO - 12 December 2022

Graham and John attended a vigil for Alaa Abdel Fattah on 12 December outside the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. It was led by Mona Seif (Alaa's elder sister) and intended to put pressure on James Cleverly for an effective...

Jan 24 2023 11:41AM
Mona Seif (Egypt) - 9 January 2023 Meeting Highlights - Sutton Amnesty

In our first meeting of 2023 we had the privilege to hear Mona Seif, sister of the Group's adopted prisoner of conscience Alaa Abdel Fattah , speaking about her campaign and the state of human rights in Egypt. The zoom meeting was well...

Jan 27 2023 9:54PM
In the spotlight: Alaa Abdel Fattah (Egypt), prisoner of conscience

Alaa Abdel Fattah, a well-known writer, political activist and government critic, has been repeatedly arrested in recent years, including for his role in the 25 January Revolution of 2011, which led to the toppling of then president...

Jan 22 2023 10:34PM
#FreeAlRoken Keys - Social Media Campaign

A number of Sutton Group members, along with other UK Amnesty groups, are participating in a #FreeAlRoken social media campaign in support of our adopted prisoner of conscience Dr Mohammed al-Roken . Dr al-Roken should have been...

Jan 22 2023 9:15PM
Mark Farmaner from Burma Campaign UK - 7 November 2022 Meeting Highlights - Sutton Amnesty

We were delighted to welcome Mark Farmaner who gave a wide-ranging and insightful talk on the situation in Myanmar based on his first hand experience. Mark is a director of the Burma Campaign UK and has visited and traveled extensively...