May 15 2018 9:58AM
Speakers at our future meetings.
13th June: Mary Barrett who has worked for many years as a volunteer with Gatwick Detainees' Welfare Group and is also involved in Refugee Tales and Walks for Refugees. She is a member of Amnesty herself and used to be active in her lo...
May 15 2018 9:49AM
Exhibition of Famous Magnum Photographs in St Albans - 18th to 24th June
To mark national Refugee Week 18-24 June, the St. Albans Group of Amnesty International hosts a collection of extraordinary photographs in the Central Library of St. Albans (The Maltings Shopping Centre, AL1 3JQ, opening hours Mon, Tue...
May 15 2018 9:40AM
Tree Planting in Vintry Gardens 21st May at 2pm.
Back in 1976 Mukhtar Rana, a former Prisoner of Conscience in Pakistan, planted a Golden Ash tree in the Vintry Gardens. Mukhtar, a lawyer, had been jailed and tortured for speaking up for the rights guaranteed by the Universal Declara...
Dec 12 2017 4:57PM
Speakers at our Group Next Year.
Our program of speakers for 2018 ( as of 12 December 2017): 10th January : Salim Alam from the West London branch of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign, talking to us about Palestinian child prisoners. 14th February: Our own group AGM...
Dec 12 2017 4:43PM
"Human Rights for All" Talk.
On 12th December our Group member, Penny Williams spoke at Marlborough Rd Methodist Church on "Human Rights for all? Is this possible?" After her talk attendees wrote letters as part of the Amnesty Write for Rights campaign
Dec 12 2017 4:26PM
Amnesty Human Rights Day Reception
On the 6th December three members of the Group attended the Amnesty Human Rights Day Reception at the Speaker's House at the Houses of Parliament. There they met up with St Albans MP, Anne Main, to press in particular for justice for X...
Nov 28 2017 12:16PM
Speaker for our 10th January Meeting.
Salim Alan from the West London branch of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and will be talking to us about Palestinian child prisoners. On 22nd November Salim was at Westminster lobbying MPs on the need for the UK FCO to exert diplo...
Nov 1 2017 2:46PM
Speaker for November meeting
Our speaker for the November meeting ( 8th November ) will be Benny Wenda who was a prisoner of conscience in Papua New Guinea. This is a great opportunity to hear first hand from a 'real' prisoner of conscience, so do come if you can.
Sep 13 2017 12:37PM
Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territory Updates September 2017
Israel/Occupied territories report August 2017 for St Albans group. Israel's Military Order 101 - 27 August marked 50 years since Israel issued Military Order 101, a law that punishes Palestinians for peaceful political expression. Any...
Aug 6 2017 6:45AM
Change of Speaker for October Meeting
Our speaker for the October meeting will now be Jonathan Ellis, who is National Vice Chair of City of Sanctuary.