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Dec 3 2021 6:04PM
Azza Soliman

Azza Soliman, Egyptian human rights lawyer, had the case against her dropped in Egypt's criminal court earlier this year, together with the travel ban and assets freeze she was under. But the ban and the freeze still have to be lifted...

Nov 22 2021 8:40PM
Write for Rights this week

At this time of year, we send cards to selected individuals and groups, who are imprisoned for lack of fair justice or other reasons, where Amnesty have deemed it's safe to do so - Amnesty's Write for Rights campaign. This Thursday...

Jul 8 2021 1:46PM
Next Mid Devon group meeting

The Mid Devon Group is meeting again next Thursday 15 July at 7.30pm - still on Zoom, though we hope to meet in person in August or September! For Zoom link information contact Heather, details on website. We look forward to our...

Jul 8 2021 1:16PM
Amnesty 60th Anniversary Culmstock Beacon walk

Amnesty Mid Devon is hosting a walk to mark Amnesty International's 60th birthday. The walk will be on Sunday 18 July, at 2pm from Tapscott House near Culmstock (EX15 3HW) - contact Neil or Ceri 01884 842460, or

Jun 15 2021 9:30PM
Group meetings on Zoom

Our regular Amnesty Mid Devon monthly meeting continues to be on Zoom - contact Heather, details on website, if you would like to join us. The next meeting is this Thursday at 7.30pm, when we will hear from AI UK's Iran Country Co...

Jan 20 2021 3:23PM
Amnesty Magazine star letter

We were delighted when our member Sylvia Rigby, now aged 92 (as her letter says), featured as Star Letter writer in the Amnesty magazine Winter 2020 edition. Sylvia is an indefatigable campaigner and letter writer on behalf of human...

Jan 20 2021 3:12PM
EAPPI report

Our last blog entry before lockdown last year noted the postponement of an evening with Lesley Salter reporting on her work as an observer with EAPPI, the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel, for three months in...

Jan 20 2021 1:02PM
Lockdown activities

It's been a long time since our last AI Mid Devon Group post - but we have been active in the past year since lockdown, and like many other groups have got used to meeting by Zoom. Tomorrow evening (Thursday 21 January 7.30pm) is our...