The Regional Conference for Amnesty International in the South-East is on Saturday 22nd February 2014 from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm at Dorking Christian Centre, Church St, Dorking RH4 1DW
The Amnesty "Write for Rights" campaign has begun. It's that time of year when we send messages to people who are having a truly dreadful time. We have direct evidence that the cards we send boost morale and even sometimes stops the...
Our first meeting of 2014 is next Monday, 6th January at 8pm at Trinity Methodist Church. We'll be planning our activities for 2014, including possibly having another quiz.
At our May meeting, we had a breath-taking talk on the situation in Syria from Amnesty's coordinator @Planet_Slater.
The Woking Group's meeting in July welcomed Gillaine Holland, who is the chaplain at St. Columba's House in Woking. She has also been Prison Chaplain at HMP Send.
On Monday 1st September we had a talk on the use of torture in The Philippines by Amnesty's country coordinator. Our next meetings/events:
Mama Rhobi Samwelly works to save children from female genital mutilation in her home in Tanzania.
Our first meeting of 2015 is at 8pm on Monday 5th January was well-attended and we had 2 new members. The details of the Stop Torture petition talked about is here: