2018 (13)
Dec 2 2018 3:48PM
Write For Rights & December Meeting
Thanks to everyone who came to Woking town centre on Saturday to sign cards and man the stall. Despite wind and rain we got a good number of cards signed. And of course we meet on Monday 3rd December for our annual Write for Rights act...
Nov 15 2018 9:51PM
November Update
Following our recent meeting on the plight of the Rohingya Muslim people, you will be interested to learn that Amnesty has just withdrawn the Ambassador of Conscience award from Aung San Suu Kyi: https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releas...
Sep 30 2018 12:47PM
October 2018 meeting
Do remember our next meeting on Monday 1 st October, when the Mayor of Woking will be in attendance. There will be a second opportunity to see Steph’s presentation on LGBTI rights, for those who missed it last month. Barrie Hay will be...
Sep 30 2018 12:45PM
Runnymede Quiz Night
Runnymede AI group is holding a quiz night on the 13th October. They would welcome anyone who would be interested in coming from Woking. Date: 13th October 8 pm Venue: United Church, Egham High Street, Egham, TW20 9EX -- hall at the re...
Sep 16 2018 2:18PM
Concert News
Just to let you all know that thanks mainly to Raul's persistence, hard work and consummate people skills the event was sold out and went without a hitch. We were privileged to hear live music supplied for free for Amnesty by the follo...
Sep 2 2018 4:05PM
September 2018 meeting
Our meeting is next Monday at 8pm. Steph is going to be talking to us about the human rights of LGBTI people, who are currently being abducted in Chechnya, arrested in Egypt, assaulted in El Salvador , persecuted in Azerbaijan… (that’s...
Jul 22 2018 2:06PM
August update
Four of Woking group members went on the demonstration against Trump last week on a lovely sunny day. It was great fun to be with so many people standing up for human rights and basic human decency. If you’d like to take part in online...
Jun 29 2018 5:41PM
July 2018 meeting
As so much of the news has been grim recently, it’s lovely to celebrate the success of Amnesty’s campaign to have Noura Hussein saved from execution. This teenager had stabbed her rapist as he tried to attack her again & had been sente...
Jun 12 2018 9:57AM
June 2018 meeting
We are very fortunate to have Amnesty UK’s coordinator for South America coming to our meeting on Monday 4th June. He’ll be able to bring us up to date with the news for the Peace Community of San Jose who we have been supporting for a...
May 6 2018 12:24PM
May 2018 meeting - on 14th!
Just a head’s up about our next meeting. Due to bank holidays, we’re not meeting until Monday 14 th May, when we’ll be working on the I Welcome campaign for refugees - many thanks to Anne & Jan for preparing this for us. Amnesty UK’s r...
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