Apr 23 2018 5:31PM
AIUK Conference and AGM 2018
The AIUK National Conference and AGM took pace, this year on 8 th and 9 th of April at Swansea University Four delegates from Fylde Coast Amnesty attended, Jennifer Jaynes, Julie Bullough, Anne Nyquist and Norah Lynam. In spite of the...
Mar 15 2018 6:27PM
Volunteering in a Refugee Camp in Greece
Two members of the Fylde Coast Amnesty group, Julie and Jennifer, have gone to Greece to volunteer with Refugee Support in Greece. These are some of their thoughts on their experience so far. ‘So many new things to learn and deal with....
Mar 15 2018 3:15PM
Voices From Syria
On Monday 5 th March the Fylde Coast Amnesty Group hosted an open meeting to which members of the public were invited. It was very well attended by Amnesty members and friends and by students and teachers from AKS School. There were al...
Feb 10 2018 4:25PM
Time for public sector leadership on trafficking and slavery
This article by Debbie Wood,who is a member of the Fylde Coast Amnesty group, was published in the PublicFinance magazine (News & Insight for Public Finance Professionals). Councils and NHS trusts need to start grappling with their res...
Feb 6 2018 6:28PM
Fylde Coast Amnesty is hosting an Open Meeting
Voices from Syria A first hand account of the Syrian conflict through the words of Syrian refugee and activist Dr Haytham Alhamwi In 2003 Haytham was sentenced to four years in prison for organising street cleaning and anti-bribery cam...
Nov 8 2017 2:41PM
Amnesty International North West Conference - Not Powerless
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NORTH WEST CONFERENCE - NOT POWERLESS The North West Conference was held on Saturday 4 th November at Lancaster University. It was very well organised by Zara Ahmed and the Lancaster University student group. The...
Sep 10 2017 2:12PM
Fylde Coast Amnesty Open Meeting
‘Stopping Indefinite Detention in the UK’ Fylde Coast Amnesty International will be hosting an open meeting at 7.30 pm on Thursday 28 September at the World Healing Centre, 476 Lytham Rd, Blackpool, FY4 1JF The speaker will be Trevor T...
Aug 8 2017 4:32PM
The Fylde Coast Amnesty Group Enjoy a Party
On Monday August 7th Fylde Coast Amnesty decided to have a social event instead of the regular meeting. The party was held at the wonderful World Healing Centre in Blackpool, hosted by the ebullient Anne Nyquist. Enormous quantities of...
Aug 3 2017 1:59PM
What Does it Mean to be Brave?
Amnesty International's new global campaign which demands an end to attacks on human rights defenders.