Group Newsletter February 2019

February 22, 2019

HelloWelcome to the latest news from your local Amnesty Group.Our next meeting is Thursday, 14th February 2019 at 7.30pm at Moordown Community Centre, Bournemouth. At out meeting we will focus on planning on the year ahead, reviewing campaigns and finish with some letter writing. Advance notice that the March meeting, also on the 14th, is […]

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South America Newsletter February 2019

February 10, 2019

In this month’s newsletter, we report on the deteriorating human rights situation in Venezuela, growing concerns about human rights in Brazil and continuing threats faced by Human Rights Defenders in Colombia.  There are also updates on Ecuador (which has imposed unfair restrictions for Venezuelans), Peru (where Fujimori has been sent back to prison), Ecuador and […]

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Group Newsletter January 2019

February 10, 2019

Welcome to the latest newsletter.The next meeting  is on Thursday 10th January 2018, 7.30pm  at Moordown Community Centre. On the agenda  –  Review of campaigns; planning for 2019; letter writing, Write for RightsThanks to everyone who turned out for our Write for Rights events – in Bournemouth centre and Moordown Community Centre. We sent about 70 cards to […]

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South America Newsletter January 2019

January 6, 2019

This month’s newsletter includes good news from Paraguay regarding families from the Guahory Community, who were the subject of an Urgent Action in July. There has also been a Court ruling in Chile tightening the parole conditions for violators of human rights. We have four Urgent Actions, one for Colombia, two for Venezuela and one […]

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Group Newsletter December 2018

December 10, 2018

Welcome to the latest newsletter.Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. You may like to bring this to people’s attention as you go about your day …Our next meeting  is on Thursday 13th December 2018, 7.30pm  at Moordown Community […]

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South America Newsletter December 2018

December 5, 2018

This month there is good news from  Chile regarding the passing of a gender identity law  and four former police officers being arrested regarding a fatal shooting. Moreover, in Guyana  transgender activists are celebrating a ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice. There is also a reminder regarding the opportunity to continue to work on […]

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Autumn Quiz 2018

November 17, 2018

Thanks to everyone who turned out for last nights quiz at the Brunswick Hotel, Charminster. Over 40 people battled it out and the winning team triumphed by just 1/2 a point! Thanks to David Rogers for setting the questions, Lucy Freeman for running the raffle and Sally Hawksworth for being Master (or mistress?) of ceremonies […]

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Group Newsletter November 2018

November 6, 2018

Welcome to the latest newsletter. The next meeting  is on Thursday 8th November 7.30pm  at Moordown Community Centre. On the agenda:-  planning upcoming Quiz and  Write 4 Rights events, new case files and letter writing. This is now definitely organised for Friday November 16h, 7.30 for 8.00 prompt at the Brunswick Hotel, 199 Malmesbury Park Road, Charminster, Bournemouth BH8 […]

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South America Newsletter November 2018

November 5, 2018

This month we have good news from Uruguay and four Urgent Actions (Colombia 2, Venezuela and Ecuador 1 each). We report on the possible consequences for human rights of the newly elected presidents of Brazil and Colombia and the continued harassment, threats and killings of environmental rights defenders and indigenous people in Colombia, Chile and […]

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Group Newsletter October 2018

October 11, 2018

Welcome to the latest newsletter. The next meeting  is tomorrow,  Thursday 11th October 2017, 7.30pm  at Moordown Community Centre. On the agenda – Quiz night, Castlepoint or Bournemouth Centre?, Write 4 Rights, planning 2019 and letter writing This is now organised for Friday November 16h, 7.30 for 8.00 prompt at the Brunswick Hotel, 199 Malmesbury Park Road, Charminster, Bournemouth […]

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