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About this group

Picture of the Minehead Group.
Minehead group meeting Marise Castro an AI researcher.

Our local group is based in West Somerset, drawing around 40 supporters from Minehead and the surrounding villages. Some regularly attend our meetings and events; others keep in touch by post and email.

New members are always welcome!

We aim to:

  • raise local awareness of Amnesty's world-wide work for human rights
  • send appeals to overseas governments on behalf of individual prisoners of conscience
  • support AIUK's current campaigns
  • fundraise in support of Amnesty International's activities
  • increase our knowledge of human rights issues

We meet

  • once a month for an event, meeting or planning get-together
  • most of our events and meetings take place in the Quaker Meeting House, Bancks Street, Minehead
  • we do not meet in August or December but we usually have a social event around those times instead
  • for details of our forthcoming events please see the list of Diary Dates in our latest newsletter