Aug 3 2017 5:14PM
"Refugees" and "LGBT" Awareness Days
Several Group members attended Awareness Days on Saturday 15 July and Thursday 20 July. The topic was "Refugees" (photo exhibition was displayed) and "LGBT" issues. Heavy rain both days hindered the events. Phil has notified Head Offic...
Aug 3 2017 4:13PM
Two British-Iranians with dual nationality imprisoned on "trumped up" charges
The Group is working on two British-Iranian dual nationals: Nazanin Zaghari-Radcliffe (a charity worker) arrested whilst on holiday visiting her family in Iran with her British husband and British daughter, Gabriella (whose British pas...
Jul 28 2017 11:07PM
Amnesty Geographic Regions
The Bolton and Bury Group will be concentrating on 2 world-wide regions only: South Africa (Kevin), Central America (Paul)
Jul 28 2017 11:04PM
Collection at Tesco, Walkden
Collectors required for 6 Aug at Tesco, Walkden
Jul 28 2017 10:58PM
Collection at Tesco, Atherton
Several members collected funds for Amnesty International on 22nd July 2017. Funds raised: £122.84
Jul 3 2017 8:55PM
Bolton and Bury Amnesty Group's Issues
At June 2017's meeting we agreed to work on the: The following areas of the World: Zimbabwe, S Africa & Malawi as well as Central America The main Amnesty Issues: a) Human Rights Defenders b) Refugees c) LGBT d) Women's Rights
Jul 3 2017 8:21PM
Amnesty Funds Donation
June 2017 - donated £300 to head office to carry out vital Human Rights work
Jul 3 2017 8:18PM
Market Stall, Bolton
Bolton and Bury Amnesty International stall on Bolton Market. - Late May we had a stall at Bolton Market and raised £151.34 for our local group
Apr 11 2017 7:01PM
On-going Issues - 2017
ALI AARRASS is a Belgian-Moroccan national who was forcibly returned to Morocco from Spain and is suffering detention and torture. Ali has shown interest in the Amnesty Groups that have supported him. Maps of "where we meet" have been...
Apr 11 2017 6:53PM
Campaigns for 2017
Campaigns for 2017: 1) Refugee campaign 2) Protecting space for human rights defenders 3) The Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights 4) The crisis in Syria 5) Other emerging issues and human rights crises
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