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May 10 2021 8:31PM
11 May 2021: Global Day of Action in solidarity with groups in Turkey defending women’s rights and gender equality

Turkey has announced that it is pulling out of the Istanbul Convention, the Council of Europe's convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence that provides an important framework for addressing...

Feb 11 2020 10:21PM
7th March 2020 7:30-11pm

This years traditional Amnesty International ceilidh will take place on 7th March 7:30-11pm at St. Columba's Church hall, 9 Upper Grey St, EH9 1SN. Come and support this fabulous charity - tickets just £8 (£6 price for under 16s...

Mar 9 2018 2:49PM
Happy Birthday*************Taner Kilic

For Taner who is the Amnesty International Chair in Turkey from all members of the Amnesty group in Portobello, Edinburgh in Scotland. Taner is imprisoned at present for actively working for Human Rights in Turkey.

Mar 3 2018 9:32PM
Aster Fissehatsion, prisoner of conscience

Aster Fissehatsion (born 1951) is an Eritrean politician and the former wife of former Vice-President of Eritrea, Mahmoud Ahmed Shefiro. Prior to her arrest she was Director of the Eritrean Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. On 18...

Feb 2 2018 9:27AM

Friday 2nd February 7.30pm for 8pm quiz start Cost: £3 per person within teams 0f 5-6 GREAT PRIZES for the quiz and raffle winners

Oct 21 2017 7:41PM
Free Dawit Isaak

Portobello Amnesty group supports the campaign to release Dawit Isaak from his Eritrean prison.