At our Amnestea event we encouraged all those who attended to make a tulip and to write inside a happy memory of their family. This was part of the Amnesty UK action to use paper tulips, a symbolic flower in Iran, to Nazanin Zaghari...
We were, again, very lucky with the weather for our Amnestea. Beautiful sunshine, fantastic cakes, a string quartet and some stalls. The event was very well attended and our MP, John Grogan, came and joined us. Not only did everyone...
The July sun shone on our sponsored walk this year - the first time we haven't had grey clouds ! Twelve of us walked a beautiful circular walk on the hills above Silsden and back along the canal, pausing at a local pub for lunch. We...
The sun shone, the people rolled in and the cakes were plentiful (and delicious) - what more could you want from a summer garden party ?
Members of the Silsden AI group, and supportive friends, put on their walking boots again to raise funds for Amnesty.
We are starting to plan our Amnestea event for August, and hope it will be as successful as last year's.
As our March meeting fell soon after Internal Women's Day we decided to have a meeting that focussed on women.
At our last meeting in 2015, we were all very pleased to be able to celebrat e the release of our adopted prisoner of conscience, Filep Karma. Filep, a citizen of Indonesia, was arrested on 1
On March 21 members of the Silsden and Wharfedale groups held a four minute silence to mark the four years of the civil war in Syria.