Oct 13 2018 3:02PM
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 4:23PM
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 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...