St Albans | Amnesty International UK
Apr 27 2019 4:39PM
Action in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka and against Hatred.
Our local group and its supporters plan to show solidarity with Sri Lanka and to show unity between religious groups. Here is the link to the Amnesty webpage:
Mar 1 2019 7:47AM
March Meeting
Our meeting on the 13th of March will be our Group Annual General Meeting.
Jan 27 2019 11:45AM
February Meeting
Our February meeting is at 7:30PM on the 13th February. Our speaker will be Eilidh McPherson who heads up the Individuals at Risk programme and is now also helping to co-ordinate the Against the Death Penalty campaign.
Nov 26 2018 12:27PM
Our Next Meeting
Our next meeting will be on the 12th December, at the Quaker Meeting House as usual. There will be no speaker.
Jul 26 2018 11:05AM
Street Collection and Market Stall .
We are having a street collection and market stall in St Albans town centre on Saturday 24th November.
May 29 2018 4:28PM
Photo of tree planting in Vintry Gardens.
The daughter in law of the original prisoner of conscience, Mukhtar Rana , who helped plant the first tree in 1976, came with her two children, and gave a short speech, and St Albans Mayor, Cllr Iqbal Zia also spoke and was thrilled to...
May 15 2018 10:01AM
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 9:58AM
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 9:40AM
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 5:08PM
"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