Mar 2 2020 7:37AM
Southampton Councillors visit Exhibition of PEN Portraits of Imprisoned Journalists
Eritrean journalists in exile have set up PEN Eritrea to campaign for the freedom of Eritrean journalists and writers. As part of that campaign, PEN, working with the artist Gianluca Costantini, produced portraits of fifteen imprisoned...
Mar 1 2020 11:35AM
March group meeting
The Southampton group of Amnesty International meets every second Monday of each month to listen to a speaker on human rights related issues and to organise events and campaigns in Southampton. The next meeting is on 9th March at 19:30...
Mar 1 2020 11:21AM
Exhibition - PEN Portraits of Imprisoned Journalists
On September 18 th 2001 the Government of Eritrea announced that all non-Government newspapers had been closed down. Eleven journalists were arrested and, since then, have not been seen by family or friends. In the following years, eve...
Nov 3 2019 12:50PM
November group meeting
The Southampton group of Amnesty International meets every second Monday of each month to listen to a speaker on human rights related issues and to organise events and campaigns in Southampton. The next meeting is on 11th November at 1...
Sep 5 2019 4:52PM
Welcome to a new year of campaigning
One of the tasks of the Group’s Chair is to write a few words of welcome. It is always a pleasure to do so. It is a moment to recollect what we have done together, and what we plan for the year ahead; a moment to face new and old chall...
May 12 2019 4:06PM
Sing for Freedom! - Refugee concert 2019
The Southampton Amnesty Group is extremely grateful to Blue Sky Choir Salty Sea Dogs Southampton Folk Orchestra FolkActive Youth Ensemble for kindly agreeing to hold a concert in Refugee Week for the benefit of Amnesty International. T...
May 12 2019 3:44PM
Amnesty visit to the Royal Victoria Military Hospital site
The Royal Victoria Military Hospital, just outside Southampton, was almost certainly the largest hospital in the world when built. It then more than doubled in size during the first world war to cope with the numerous casualties. We ar...
Apr 20 2019 5:26PM
May Group Meeting
The Southampton group of Amnesty International meets every second Monday of each month to listen to a speaker on human rights related issues and to organise events and campaigns in Southampton. The next meeting is on 13th May at 19:30...
Apr 20 2019 5:08PM
Amnesty Walk
We will hold our annual Amnesty Sponsored Walk on 11 May starting from near Warsash. We will start at 10 am sharp and walk for approximately 5 miles. At the end of the walk we will get all together for a pub lunch. Minimum donation: £5...
Jan 19 2019 12:02PM
February group meeting
The Southampton group of Amnesty International meets every second Monday of each month to listen to a speaker on human rights related issues and to organise events and campaigns in Southampton. The next meeting is on 11th February at 1...
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