Dec 15 2023 12:43AM
Granting Leila de Lima bail is ‘step towards justice’

Sutton Coldfield Amnesty International Group welcomed the news in December 2023 that former Philippines Senator Leila de Lima had been granted bail for the third and last drug-related charge against her, having been detained since...

May 4 2023 12:19AM
Over £400 Raised at Annual Quiz

Quiz enthusiasts in Sutton Coldfield helped raise more than £400 to combat human rights abuses around the globe. Organised by the Sutton Coldfield branch of Amnesty International, the event on 28 April at Sutton Town Football Club...

Mar 16 2023 12:50AM
Leila de Lima: Six Years On, Arbitrary Detention Continues

Our adopted Philippine Prisoner of Conscience, former Senator Leila de Lima, has now been in arbitrary detention for six years and Amnesty has reiterated its urgent call for the Philippine authorities to immediately drop the fabricated...

Mar 12 2023 1:07AM
Annual Quiz Night: Friday April 28

Sutton Coldfield Amnesty International Group is inviting brainboxes and bright sparks to have a go at its annual quiz. Taking place at Sutton Coldfield Football Club in Coles Lane on Friday April 28, the event aims to raise money for...

Apr 24 2022 1:09AM
Annual Quiz Night Returns

Sutton Coldfield Amnesty International group is inviting you to pit your wits as its annual quiz returns to Sutton Coldfield Football Club. The group has held online events for the past two years due to Covid but is looking forward to...

Apr 24 2022 1:02AM
Online Talk: Turning the Spotlight on Human Rights in North Africa

Sutton Coldfield Amnesty International group is joining with other groups across the country for an online talk about the work of Amnesty's country coordinators on North Africa including Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Morocco/Western Sahara...

Mar 7 2022 12:11AM
Amnesty Calls on Philippine Presidential Candidates to Commit to Freeing Leila de Lima

Amnesty is calling on candidates in the May 2022 Philippine national elections to commit to the immediate release of the Sutton Coldfield Group's adopted prisoner of conscience Senator Leila de Lima. Senator de Lima marked her fifth...

Oct 26 2021 11:42PM
Stop the Rights Raid Event With Andrew Mitchell MP

Sutton Coldfield Amnesty International Group held an online event with the royal town’s MP Andrew Mitchell to explore changes to human rights legislation in the UK. Forming part of the Amnesty’s national Stop the Rights Raid campaign...

May 20 2021 11:45PM
Voices for Change: Part of Amnesty International's Festival Of Social Justice
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Voices for Change: An Evening of Verse and Storytelling was hosted by Sutton Coldfield Amnesty International Group on Friday 30th April as part of Amnesty International's Festival Of Social Justice. This celebration of the written word...

Mar 27 2021 12:01AM
Current Campaign: Human Rights in the Philippines - Leila de Lima

“Our mission will never, in truth, be completed because the moment we stop fighting is the moment that tyrants regain their foothold. The moment we let our fire die out is the moment we let darkness reign again.” (Leila de Lima) Sutton...

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