Sep 5 2019 5:39AM
September update
Thank you for all the offers of support, we have some exciting new ideas for group activities. Thanks also to Keith for a thoughtful and informative session on Palestine. We all learnt a lot! It was particularly nice to welcome our new...
Aug 12 2019 11:18AM
Pride Update
Many thanks to Steph for organising our attendance at Pride In Surrey yesterday. It was a fabulous event, so good to see Woking decked out in rainbow colours. We carried our “Love Is A Human Right” banner, handed out hundreds of sticke...
Jul 10 2019 6:02PM
August update
Thank you so much for all the volunteers who helped on our stall last month. We spoke to lots of Woking people about Amnesty & got 108 action cards signed – a really good result. We don’t have an official meeting in August, but we are...
Jun 29 2019 1:09PM
July 2019 meeting
Please don’t forget our Amnesty meeting this Monday at 8pm. We’ll be celebrating Woking being the location of Surrey’s first ever Pride March by working on human rights for LGBTIQ people. Do come along to learn more and to take action....
Jun 4 2019 10:09PM
June 2019 meeting
On Monday we looked at human rights in Egypt which are, bluntly, terrible. We were very fortunate to have the marvellous Hugh Sandeman to speak to us, who is Amnesty UK’s Egypt specialist. You can get involved by defending Azza Soliman...
May 9 2019 8:26PM
May 2019 meeting
We do love bank holidays, but they mess up our calendar... our next meeting will be on 13th May at 8pm. We have a brilliant line up: o ur guest speakers are all people who are working to welcome refugees locally. We’ll be talking about...
Mar 17 2019 6:18PM
March update
Following the terrible terrorist attack in NZ, Woking mosque has circulated the attached invitation to a solidarity peace vigil. It would be lovely if some of us could attend. The results are in for the Great Amnesty Quiz night and alt...
Feb 27 2019 6:29AM
March 2019 meeting
The Woking Amnesty group meets again next Monday and, with international Women's Day at the end of next week, we'll be focussing on taking action on behalf of various women who are human rights defenders around the world. The Woking So...
Feb 11 2019 9:02PM
Quiz Night
Thank you to everyone who helped with the Quiz Night on Friday, especially Steph who was a brilliant help on the night, Ruth who spoke about Amnesty, those who brought raffle prizes and everyone who brought teams. For those who were no...
Feb 5 2019 9:09PM
2019 Dates
We met last night and agreed a plan for the meetings through this year so please make a note of these in your diary. March 4th - BRAVE Campaign - women human rights defenders (led by Becca, Steph and Jan) April 1st - Review Motions for...
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