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Jun 19 2021 5:17PM
Minehead Group's June/July 2021 newsletter

Our June/July newsletter from the Minehead Local Group includes reports of recent events where we have actually been able to meet up face to face! These included a picnic to celebrate Amnesty's 60th birthday and fund-raising events for...

Jun 19 2021 5:07PM
Marking Refugee Week in Minehead

The Minehead AI Local Group marked Refugee Week 2021 in various ways. On 14 June, we listened via Zoom to a very interesting, informative and authoritative talk about Syria by Kristyan Benedict, Campaign Manager in AIUK's Crisis and...

Jun 19 2021 4:37PM
Celebrating Amnesty's 60th birthday

On Saturday 29 May, nine Amnesty members met in the lovely surroundings of Blenheim Gardens in Minehead to celebrate Amnesty International's 60th birthday. Alison, our chair, had made a delicious cake which we all enjoyed eating! It...

May 3 2021 4:33PM
Minehead Group's May 2021 newsletter

The Minehead Group's May 2021 newsletter includes some actions we can all take this month, together with news of recent meetings, on-line talks and current campaigns. With the gradual easing of Covid restrictions, we are hoping that we...

Mar 24 2021 10:16PM
Minehead Group's March/April 2021 newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes reports of several talks our members have attended over the last few weeks. Several of these have focused on human rights in the UK and a number of Bills that the Government is putting through Parliament...

Feb 16 2021 6:27PM
Minehead Group's February 2021 newsletter

Our February 2021 newsletter describes the latest events in India and actions you can take. A sample letter is attached. Other campaign updates include Nepal, the unequal distribution of Covid vaccinations in Israel and the Occupied...

Jan 22 2021 12:05PM
Minehead Group's January 2021 newsletter

Our January 2021 newsletter includes our regular features of 'actions you can take this month', 'campaign updates' and 'diary dates'. We had a successful Write for Rights 2020 campaign, managing to post 110 letters and cards, despite...

Dec 8 2020 9:43PM
Minehead Group's December 2020 newsletter

Our Group's December newsletter includes the usual items - actions you can take this month, diary dates and campaign updates. Local members and their friends have been busy writing letters at home, as unfortunately this year we cannot...

Nov 30 2020 5:01PM
Write for Rights 2020

Local members and their friends have been busy writing letters as part of Amnesty International’s annual ‘Write for Rights’ campaign which was launched on 1 November. The campaign supports 10 individuals facing human rights abuses in...

Nov 9 2020 7:32PM
Talk on human rights and the law - on 8 December

On 8 December at 7.30 pm, the Minehead Group is hosting an on-line talk on 'Human Rights and the Law'. The speaker is Ian Myson, who is Regional Rep for South Midlands. Ian has recently completed a Master’s degree in human rights. He...

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