Jan 2 2020 11:33AM
New year - new date!
To all supporters of the Chipping Norton Amnesty Group, best wishes for the New Year! Please note that our next meeting, which includes our AGM , will take place on the third Thursday - and not the usual second one. We will meet at 7:3...
Dec 11 2019 7:28PM
Amnestrees!
Two trees! One decorated by the Chippy Amnesty Group and enjoyed by visitors to the Christmas Tree Festival at Chippy's Methodist Church. Thanks especially to Kaye for the ideas and for her band of elves who helped to make the decorati...
Nov 19 2019 4:31PM
Keeping busy!
We do not have a formal meeting in December - but this does not mean that Chippy Amnesty members are resting! We're busy writing more cards and letters for this year's Write For Rights campaign and preparing the decorations for our Amn...
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"...
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