April Meeting Summary


Summary of Group Meeting - April 16th 2012

8 Members present

Several upcoming events were discussed, including the forthcoming sponsored walk in partnership with the Hornsey & Wood Green Group on 28th April and the Control Arms London Region events on 28th April and 16th June.

Urgent actions for men on death row in Gaza were circulated and letters were signed by the group. It was agreed to do some group letter signing each meeting.

We are holding our regular stall at the East Barnet Festival on 7th-8th July in Oakhill Park, the theme is still under discussion, but it was agreed to focus on the Control Arms campaign. A trainer from AIUK will be sought for the May meeting to assist with this campaign.

Paul gave feedback form this years AI Conference, which included a keynote speaker from Bahrain as well as covering such topics as women's role in the Arab Spring, Human rights in the Congo, Guantanemo, and the Olympics.

We also carried out a discussion activity on controversial human rights issues suggested by AIUK.

Future Meetings  changing the date to a Thursday (still third Thursday of every month). So the next meeting with be Thursday 17th May.

A full copy of the minutes has been circulated to current members, copies can be requested by emailing arlene.hellens@tiscali.co.uk

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