Our September meeting was action-packed, with letters and petitions signed on the death penalty, human rights issues in Tunisia and protection for asylum-seeking women in the UK.
11 January 2012 marks ten years since the first detainee were transferred to the US detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
Our November meeting saw us taking action on a whole range of current campaigning issues:
For our One World Week meeting this year we were privileged to have Zoya Phan come to speak. Zoya is Campaigns Manager at Burrma Campaign UK, and author of "Little Daughter".
Amnesty members and supporters may be interested in this film, being screened by the Swindon Film Society at Swindon Central Library:
June has been a busy month. Sunday 10th saw our inaugural Amnesty Group Walk and picnic at Coate Water in Swindon.
Our group celebrated International Women’s Day by listening to a recording of the first of the two Reith Lectures, delivered by Aung San Suu Kyi in June of l
Our focus in May has been on the final push of the campaign for a strong, effective and internationally binding Arms Trade Treaty.
This was the third year that we had a stall at Swindon Pride, but the first time that we took part in the parade, suitably festooned with Amnesty placards, balloons and stickers.