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Festival of Social Justice - Local Group Events

Festival of Social Justice – May 2021


Celebrate 60 years of Amnesty International

CHURCH STRETTON AMNESTY invites you to join us in events for film, poetry and walking.


FILM You are invited to join others from around the region in an on-line film experience.

Wajib’ (2017, 96 mins, cert 15), is a poignant, bittersweet comedy of estrangement and identity. It is a drama about simmering tensions of life as Palestinians living in Nazareth and the contrasts of tradition and modernity in family life.

It works like this:

Read a review of the film and watch a helpful introduction.

Watch the film at home whenever you choose

Join a Zoom chat on Thursday 20th May at 7.30 to talk about the film and share thoughts.

All on-line links for review, film and Zoom from Liz Knowles 07855 997257 email


POETRY ZOOM EVENING: Saturday 22nd May 7.30-8.30

Poetry is a powerful tool for drawing attention to human rights issues. You can join us to hear poems and readings chosen and read by Amnesty members and supporters.

For details contact Barbara Parnell 01694 720040 email


WALKING: Throughout May

Amnesty supporters are challenging themselves to walk 60 km during May, raising money for Amnesty International at the same time. We may walk on our own or in groups, providing an opportunity to come together after months of social isolation, COVID regulations permitting. We hope to arrange some walks in the beautiful Shropshire Hills and you are welcome to join us for any of these walks.


To take up the challenge and find out more contact David and Trish Howard 01694 722904


If you simply want to support us financially, donations can be made through Just Giving

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