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Oct 15 2017 6:12PM
Our annual concert

The Amnesty annual concert in Willand Church Hall on 13 October was a great success once more, with a full house enjoying three hours of some amazing local musical talent, playing a wide variety of genres with great aplomb, plus some...

Sep 9 2017 10:38PM
Human rights in Saudi Arabia

On Thursday 19 October at 7.30 pm in Halberton Methodist Church, Amnesty's Paul Dawson is leading an evening with a presentation on 'Human Rights in Saudi Arabia', an ally of the United Kingdom but one with an extremely dubious human...

Sep 9 2017 10:18PM
Fourth annual concert

Our annual Amnesty concert is on Friday 13 October this year, in Willand Church Hall at 7.30 pm as usual. Tickets £10 in advance (not available on door) - see concert poster download below for numbers to phone. The concert, with local...

Sep 9 2017 10:16PM
Autumn meetings 2017

Our Mid Devon Amnesty International Group meets on the first Thursday of the month, at 7.30pm usually in the Halberton Methodist Church. Our meetings this autumn are on 5 October, writing letters based on Amnesty's Real Lives...

Jul 16 2017 10:14PM
Liu Xiaobo

Members of our Mid Devon Amnesty Group have written regularly over the past years to Liu Xiaobo, to his wife Liu Xia and to Chinese officials. We are so sad to know that Liu Xiaobo has passed away, but we will continue to strive for...

Jul 16 2017 10:09PM
Support from local young people

Our local Group were delighted to receive a cheque for Amnesty for £573, as a result of fundraising by pupils at Tiverton High School, following a visit by some of our members earlier in the year. We are very grateful, and inspired by...

Jul 16 2017 10:24PM
Amnesty bonfire

Our local Group held its annual summer bonfire in Ashill in July. A lovely evening was enjoyed by Amnesty members and friends, invited along to hear about the work of Amnesty, take part in some fundraising, and enjoy food, drink and...

Jun 27 2017 9:25PM
Amnesty Concert

Our celebrated Amnesty Concert is coming up again this October, see poster. It's on Friday 13 October, at 7.30 pm, in Willand Church Hall - tickets from 01884 839282 or 01884 821291.

Jun 27 2017 9:18PM
Refugee Week

Refugee Week was 19 to 25 June this year. The Mid Devon Group mounted an Amnesty International display (see attached) of Magnum photos of refugees over the decades in Cullompton Library, with many thanks to the staff there. We also put...

Jun 27 2017 9:05PM
Uffculme Farmers Market

Our local Group continues to be present most months at the Uffculme Farmers Market, selling books (two for £1, very good value), publicising the work of Amnesty, and asking for signatures for our letters to the prisoners of conscience...