Nov 12 2019 12:47PM
Write for Rights in Chippy
Join Amnesty International's global Write for Rights campaign by joining us at 7:30 p.m . on Thursday 14th November in Chipping Norton's Lower Town Hall. We will be writing cards expressing our solidarity with Prisoners of Conscience a...
Sep 17 2019 10:53AM
Our newly appointed Regional Rep
Congratulations to Ian Myson who takes on the role of Regional Representative for the South Midlands, of which our Group is part. Ian, who is a member of the Banbury Group and previously the Bloxham Group, has long been a friend of the...
Jul 7 2019 4:11PM
Books in Burford
Another diary date! The Chipping Norton Amnesty Group will be spreading their wings again and running a book stall all day on Saturday 13th July at the Tolsey in Burford , half way up the main street on the right hand side (as you go u...
Jul 7 2019 4:00PM
Saudi Arabia - an update
You may feel cheered by the recent court finding that UK's sales of arms to Saudi Arabia are deemed to be unlawful. However we must not lose sight of the fact that Saudi Arabia's continued abuse of Human Rights is impacting on many ord...
Jun 30 2019 1:18PM
Thank you Woodstock! Hello Chippy!
Another successful street collection, this time in Woodstock. We are pleased to have a presence there to remind and inform residents and visitors about the important work of Amnesty International. Thanks to everyone who helped us to ra...
May 29 2019 12:41PM
Oxfam's work in Yemen
Speaking in April 2018, the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said "Yemen is the world's worst humanitarian crisis" and little has happened since to change that view; rather things are worsening with a real threat of famine adding...
Apr 12 2019 1:30PM
Another 25 letters to the authorities....
Most of our April meeting was spent writing letters to the relevant authorities asking for the release of Prisoners of Conscience and, pending release, an improvement in their conditions, including relaxation of "security restrictions"...
Mar 21 2019 3:52PM
2019 PROGRAMME
Please download the attached programme of our events for 2019 and plan to join us for any or all of these. If you would like to help with our street collections or Amnesty stalls then please get in touch. At our monthly meetings we aim...
Mar 21 2019 3:31PM
Rescuing Refugees: should this be a crime?
Our 2019 programme is off to a flying start! Join us on Thursday 14th March at 7:30 p.m. in Chipping Norton's Lower Town Hall when Frances Webber, Vice Chair of the Institute of Race Relations, will be introducing a discussion about th...
Dec 10 2018 9:21PM
Celebrating Human Rights
Today, 10th December, we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights . We are reminded that this is a milestone document which establishes the equal dignity and worth of every person, regardless of race, colour...
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