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Dec 5 2018 10:44PM
More Write for Rights

Come along tomorrow night, Thurs 6 December 7.30pm, to our second Write for Rights session, at 5 Harpitt Close, Willand - just turn up, wine and nibbles available. Photo shows members and visitors hard at work at our first Write for...

Nov 14 2018 11:44AM
Write for Rights morning

Take part in Amnesty's annual Write for Rights campaign - come along tomorrow (Thurs 15 Nov), 10-12, to Willand Church Hall, to sign cards for prisoners of conscience - plus tea/coffee/cakes (another opportunity on 6 Dec). See more...

Nov 14 2018 11:43AM
Amnesty Concert

No photos this year, but another tremendous concert at Willand Church Hall earlier in November. For the fifth year in a row, Amnesty Mid-Devon Group organised a sell-out celebration of local musical (and literary - poetry-reading)...

Nov 3 2018 8:32PM
Uighur detentions

The Amnesty International Mid Devon Group met last night, and among other activities sent individual birthday cards to Ilham Tohti, the Uighur academic jailed for life in China in 2014 for advocating dialogue between the Uighurs and...

Oct 14 2018 11:58PM
And the Beat Goes On...

Journeymen Theatre are returning to Spicelands Quaker Meeting House, EX15 3AZ, this Friday 19 October, 7.30pm - And The Beat Goes On, 300 years of direct nonviolent action. Donations on the night.

Oct 14 2018 11:50PM
Amnesty Annual Concert

Our famous annual concert is coming once more to Willand Church Hall on Friday 9 November, 7.30pm, tickets £10. See poster for details.

Jun 22 2018 10:17PM
Refugee Week

To mark Refugee Week, Amnesty Mid Devon Group has organised an exhibition of extremely powerful Magnum photographs of refugees and refugee camps through the decades. The exhibition is in St Mary's Church Uffculme - the 11am morning...

May 7 2018 9:41PM
Ziya in Tiverton

Amnesty International Mid Devon Group members met up with Ziya Kocabiyik in Tiverton, on beautiful sunny Saturday. Ziya is cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats raising awareness of the human rights clampdown in Turkey, and raising...

Apr 29 2018 1:34PM
Freedom to Express Yourself

We gathered in Cullompton Library on Wednesday for the official launch of the Freedom to Express Yourself exhibition (see earlier post), on display in Cullompton until 8 May, then in Tiverton Library till 21 May. The illustrations are...

Apr 24 2018 8:58PM
Next Uffculme Farmers Market

The next Uffculme Farmers Market (well worth attending - lots of local food and produce, plus excellent bacon rolls) is coming up shortly, this Saturday 28 April, 10am to 12 noon in the Village Hall. Amnesty Mid Devon will be there as...