May 21 2018 11:10PM
Refugee Week 2018
Refugee Week is 20 years old this year. Although the actual week is not until 18-24 June, the Minehead Amnesty International Group has already started on its contribution to the '20 things' challenge. We set ourselves the target of put...
May 21 2018 11:02PM
All welcome at our AmnesTEA on 3 June
Please come along to our 2018 AmnesTEA on Sunday 3 June from 3-5pm at Jacaranda, Clanville Road, Minehead TA24 5PD. Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon in aid of a good cause! If you'd like more information or would like to offer to...
May 21 2018 10:50PM
Minehead Group's May 2018 newsletter
Our May 2018 newsletter includes reports of our film show Syria's Disappeared and also our letter writing afternoon. There are updates on our various campaigns and a list of actions you can take this month. A list of diary dates includ...
May 21 2018 10:40PM
Another productive letter writing afternoon
On 9 May we held another successful letter writing session in the Minehead Quaker Meeting House. We wrote about cases from the Spring edition of Real Lives Matter and current Urgent Action case sheets. Fourteen people took part and we...
Apr 13 2018 10:56PM
Film screening - Syria's Disappeared
On Thursday 10 May the Minehead Group showed the 50 minute documentary film, Syria's Disappeared : the case against Assad, at the Quaker Meeting House in Minehead. The film was produced by Ashfar Films and is about how tens of thousand...
Apr 13 2018 10:42PM
Minehead Group's April 2018 Newsletter
Our April newsletter sets out actions you can take this month, together with a list of diary dates and campaign updates. There are also reports on the southwest regional conference and AIUK's Annual Conference and AGM. Events coming up...
Apr 13 2018 10:31PM
Minehead Group wins an award for its work with local media!
At the AIUK AGM in Swansea on 7/8 April, we were thrilled to be awarded a prize for our work with local media.We were presented with a certificate and a bag full of goodies. This included a bottle of wine which we gave to our hard-work...
Apr 13 2018 10:11PM
Out and about at Amnesty Conferences
Three of our members attended the south-west regional conference in Exeter on 17 March (in the snow!) and three of us also attended the AIUK Annual Conference & AGM in Swansea on 7/8 April. Both conferences included actions in support...
Mar 16 2018 11:21PM
Minehead Group's March 2018 newsletter
Our March 2018 newsletter includes a list of actions you can take this month, plus news of our recent events such as the annual quiz and our street stall for International Women's Day. Campaign news includes updates on the I Welcome ca...
Mar 14 2018 2:58PM
Marking International Women's Day in Minehead
For International Women's Day this year we held a street stall on Minehead's main shopping street on Friday 9 March. Although one day late, we chose to do it on Friday as this is usually the busiest day in Minehead when people come int...
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