Group Newsletter December 2017

December 10, 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter. The next meeting  is on Thursday 14th December 2017, 7.30pm  at Moordown Community Centre. On the agenda –  Write 4 Rights! This meeting is dedicated to the Write 4 Rights campaign – details below. Don’t forget seasonal nibbles and raffle prizes… Every year Amnesty International has encouraged and helped groups send greetings cards […]

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South America Newsletter December 2017

December 9, 2017

SUMMARY Lots to report this month, but first we give a warm welcome to a new member of our team: Joe Smith, our new Brazil Coordinator, who has produced the Brazil section of this newsletter.  You will be hearing from Joe himself shortly.  In this newsletter, we report among other things on the continuing deterioration […]

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Autumn Quiz 2017

November 26, 2017

Thank you to everyone who supported our Autumn Quiz on 24th November.  We raised over £300, over £100 of that from a raffle, which showed the generosity of those involved. Also thanks to Sally Hawksworth, seen in the picture as “Quizmistress”, David Rogers for setting the questions and Lucy Freeman for organising the raffle. Special […]

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Group Newsletter November 2017

November 6, 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter. The next meeting  is on Thursday 9th November 2017, 7.30pm  at Moordown Community Centre. On the agenda – Castlepoint, Write 4 Rights, Case File, Exhibition Bournemouth library. This is now organised for Friday November 24th, 7.30 for 8.00 prompt at the Brunswick Hotel, 199 Malmesbury Park Road, Charminster, Bournemouth BH8 8PX. For those unfamiliar, […]

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South America Newsletter November 2017

November 4, 2017

SUMMARY This month we have urgent actions for Brazil and Colombia and the sad news that the body of Santiago Maldonado has appeared in Argentina. You can still sign up to the Peru healthcare petition. The ongoing violations of human rights post the Peace Accord continue to be news in Colombia, while the new government […]

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South America Newsletter October 2017

October 8, 2017

SUMMARY In this month’s newsletter we have new urgent actions on Colombia and Chile, an updated one on Venezuela, and a new report on the Peruvian government’s failure to provide adequate healthcare to indigenous communities whose water sources are contaminated. We have good news from Colombia about the ceasefire between the ELN (National Liberation Army) […]

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South America Newsletter September 2017

September 6, 2017

SUMMARY Lots to report this month, but first we give a warm welcome to a new member of our team: Joe Smith, our new Brazil Coordinator, who has produced the Brazil section of this newsletter.  You will be hearing from Joe himself shortly.  In this newsletter, we report among other things on the continuing deterioration […]

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Group Newsletter August 2017

September 3, 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter. The next meeting  is on Thursday 14th September 2017, 7.30pm  at Moordown Community Centre. This newsletter is a bit earlier than usual, to publicise… Alexander Dakers is a long time Amnesty International supporter; his exhibitions have always encouraged donations to Amnesty.  He was one of the exhibitors at our own Art Exhibition in […]

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South America Newsletter August 2017

August 6, 2017

SUMMARY In this month’s newsletter (from the South American Team of Graham Minter and Richard Crosfield), we have good news from Chile on the decriminalisation of abortion, urgent actions on Venezuela and Colombia, and details of Amnesty’s short campaign on the crisis in Venezuela, where more than 100 people have been killed since April. In […]

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Group Newsletter 9th July 2017

July 9, 2017

Hello Welcome our the latest newsletter. The next meeting  is on Thursday 13th July 2017, 7.30 at Moordown Community Centre. We will have an update/letter on Cuba, photo action on Japan, letter to USA re Guantanamo prisoner, working on our Case Files and have continued planning and review of events. We don’t have any events planned over the next […]

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