We have been busy. See some of our photographs attached to this article.
Our third fund-raiser was a resounding success for both AI and our 'host' church.
Our numbers remain very low, and we are in urgent need of new members. If you read this do consider coming to one of our monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 for 7:45 p.m.
Our sights are set on a summer Trade Unions event at Wortley Hall. Watch this space.
We are intending to have a stall at the hoped-for launch of Barnsley as a ‘City of Sanctuary’, and members of the Group have been involved in the initial planning for this event.
We took our Amnesty stall to both the Holocaust Memorial events, one in a local Baptist church and one in the Town Hall.
A good number of cards were sent to those on the Write for Rights list. Not as many as we would have liked, as,...
Our second Annual Concert went of well and gave us a total of over £350, which was split between our Amnesty Group and St. Peter’s Church. The combination of the sacred music of the St. John’s Singers, and the lively and spirited...
We support Hakan Yamen, a Turkish ‘Prisoner of Conscience’. He was a taxi driver, and was set on by the Turkish police during the Gezi Park demonstrations, as he was walking home from work. He was beaten up, left for dead and thrown on...