About this group

Welcome to the New Forest Group local group of Amnesty International (AI), a worldwide movement of people who campaign for human rights.

Amnesty International aims to promote awareness of human rights and to oppose specific abuses of human rights.Our local group aims to support Amnesty International’s work by:

  • Organising meetings to discuss human rights issues and raise awareness
  • Fundraising
  • Writing letters to Prisoners of Conscience and the people responsible for their detention
  • Human Rights education and work with young people
  • Working on campaigns and specific issues, organised by Amnesty International
  • Lobbying local MPs and MEPs

For details of our events and how to get involved with the group and for Amnesty International current news posts, please visit our new website: