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Feb 27 2021 7:54PM
173 Gifts for the Homeless

A member of the Haywards Heath AI group, Dr Julia Eilers, delivered 173 items of Christmas food to the St Patrick's Homeless shelter in Hove just before Christmas. The total of 173 gifts was significant in that it referred to the AI...

Oct 11 2020 8:33PM
Campaign to stop Egyptian Case 173

Haywards Heath Amnesty Group is campaigning for the Egyptian authorities to drop Case 173 that restricts the activities of human rights defenders (HRDs) and human rights NGOs. As part of Case 173, Egyptian judges have ordered travel...

Feb 6 2020 5:28PM
Standing Together

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Monday, 27 January, Haywards Heath Amnesty International and the Town Council held a special outdoor remembrance service. Mayor Alastair McPherson led a procession of local school children from the...

Jan 9 2020 1:13PM
Join us on National Holocaust Memorial Day

A civic service of commemoration organised by the Town Council and the Haywards Heath Amnesty Group will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 27 January at the War Memorial, Muster Green, Haywards Heath. All are invited to attend.

Jan 9 2020 1:05PM
Generosity in Haywards Heath

Thank you to all the members of the public who contributed to the Amnesty collection at Sainsburys Haywards Heath on 5 December. Over £430 was raised to continue the struggle for human rights at home and around the world; this is a...

Oct 2 2019 4:38PM
Collecting signatures for Azza

Town Day at Victoria Park, 28 September 2019: over 100 signatures were collected from the public in support of Amnesty’s campaign to petition the Egyptian government to safeguard human rights lawyer Azza Soliman from harassment, arrest...

Sep 2 2019 4:02PM
Feel Free to Join In

The Haywards Heath AI Group has the following events coming up to the end of 2019. If you’d like to join us, please email to check that there hasn’t been a change to the diary dates.

Aug 19 2019 4:26PM
Garden Party is a great success

The sun shone for the Amnesty Garden Party held in Haywards Heath on 22 June. Out came a gazebo, garden chairs and a table heavily laden with sandwiches, cakes and prosecco. It was a wonderful afternoon with members of the Amnesty...

Jun 11 2019 5:24PM
Swimming for the cause

The Haywards Heath Lions Club's Swimarathon is an annual charity fundraising event held at the Dolphin Leisure Centre on Good Friday. Our Amnesty Group has taken part for the last 15 years, and this year two teams took to the pool on...

May 25 2019 4:31PM
Amnesty work helped free student who went on to be President

Looking back to Haywards Heath Amnesty Group’s early days in the mid 1980's, Chair Irene Balls remembers meeting Sarah Woodhouse and hearing her inspiring story of the young South African prisoner of conscience who was imprisoned for...