2019 (16)
Nov 27 2019 6:36AM
December 2019

Do come along to our next meeting at 8pm on Monday 2nd December. It’s our Write For Rights evening, when we send cards to people all over the world who are experiencing abuse. It’s a lovely way to reach out & show solidarity. I have...

Nov 1 2019 6:33PM
November meeting

Our next meeting is Monday 4th November 8pm, when we’ll be working on human right in Colombia, which are pretty challenging. We have been supporting the Peace Community of San Jose for a few years now and it will be good to learn how...

Sep 29 2019 3:28PM
Street collection update

Many thanks to our brilliant band of collectors, we raised nearly £530 for Woking Amnesty yesterday. Best of all were the donors who waved away our thanks to thank us for everything that Amnesty is doing. We’re particularly grateful to...

Sep 5 2019 5:39AM
September update

Thank you for all the offers of support, we have some exciting new ideas for group activities. Thanks also to Keith for a thoughtful and informative session on Palestine. We all learnt a lot! It was particularly nice to welcome our new...

Aug 12 2019 11:18AM
Pride Update

Many thanks to Steph for organising our attendance at Pride In Surrey yesterday. It was a fabulous event, so good to see Woking decked out in rainbow colours. We carried our “Love Is A Human Right” banner, handed out hundreds of...

Jul 10 2019 6:02PM
August update

Thank you so much for all the volunteers who helped on our stall last month. We spoke to lots of Woking people about Amnesty & got 108 action cards signed – a really good result. We don’t have an official meeting in August, but we are...

Jun 29 2019 1:09PM
July 2019 meeting

Please don’t forget our Amnesty meeting this Monday at 8pm. We’ll be celebrating Woking being the location of Surrey’s first ever Pride March by working on human rights for LGBTIQ people. Do come along to learn more and to take action...

Jun 4 2019 10:09PM
June 2019 meeting

On Monday we looked at human rights in Egypt which are, bluntly, terrible. We were very fortunate to have the marvellous Hugh Sandeman to speak to us, who is Amnesty UK’s Egypt specialist. You can get involved by defending Azza Soliman...

May 9 2019 8:26PM
May 2019 meeting

We do love bank holidays, but they mess up our calendar... our next meeting will be on 13th May at 8pm. We have a brilliant line up: our guest speakers are all people who are working to welcome refugees locally. We’ll be talking about...

Mar 17 2019 6:18PM
March update

Following the terrible terrorist attack in NZ, Woking mosque has circulated the attached invitation to a solidarity peace vigil. It would be lovely if some of us could attend. The results are in for the Great Amnesty Quiz night and...

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