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Nov 24 2017 7:34AM
Tulips for Nazanin

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...

Nov 24 2017 7:23AM
Amnestea 2017

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...

Nov 22 2017 6:42AM
Walking for Refugees

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...

Aug 23 2016 9:44PM
Another brilliant Amnestea !

The sun shone, the people rolled in and the cakes were plentiful (and delicious) - what more could you want from a summer garden party ?

Jul 20 2016 11:20AM
Sponsored walk success

Members of the Silsden AI group, and supportive friends, put on their walking boots again to raise funds for Amnesty.

Apr 23 2016 10:00PM
Amnestea 2016

We are starting to plan our Amnestea event for August, and hope it will be as successful as last year's.

Mar 25 2016 10:31PM
International Women's Day

As our March meeting fell soon after Internal Women's Day we decided to have a meeting that focussed on women.

Dec 27 2015 9:01AM
Celebrating a prisoner released

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

Mar 28 2015 10:17PM
Syria - Turn the Lights Back On

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.