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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South America Newsletter July 2017

July 8, 2017

SUMMARY In this month’s newsletter (from the South American Team of Graham Minter and Richard Crosfield), we report on the recent visit to the UK of Esperanza Huayama, a leading campaigner for justice for the thousands of indigenous women submitted to forced sterilisation in Peru in the 1990s.   We report further on the crisis in […]

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BourneFree 2017

July 8, 2017

Last weekend we had a hugely successful return to Bournemouth’s LGBTI Pride event, BourneFree.  As in previous years we were in the Gardens with our stall from about 8.00am until 4.30pm. We also took part in the parade through Bournemouth. As you can see from the photo, our stall was a bit better than previous […]

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Feeding the Darkness

June 29, 2017

The Journeyman Theatre performed their critically acclaimed play “Feeding the Darkness” at the Friends Meeting House,  Boscombe, on June 25th.  The day was chosen as the following day was the United Nations, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.  It was a powerful 65 minute performance by the duo. It was the result of extensive […]

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Group Newsletter June 5th 2017

June 5, 2017

Hello Welcome our the latest newsletter. The next meeting  is on Thursday 8th June 2017, 7.30 at Moordown Community Centre. We will be working on our Case Files and have continued planning, particularly about the forthcoming events listed below. The Journeyman Theatre are performing their critically acclaimed play “Feeding the Darkness” at the Friends Meeting House, 16 Warncliffe Road, Boscombe, […]

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South America Newsletter June 2017

June 4, 2017

The latest newsletter from the South America Team at AIUK – Richard Crosfield (Colombia), Graham Minter (Rest of South America) – we expect to have a new Brazil Coordinator onboard shortly:- “This month we report on the critical situation in Venezuela, the wide range of human rights concerns and an update on the peace process […]

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Group Newsletter May 7th 2017

May 8, 2017

Hello Welcome our the latest newsletter. The next meeting is on Thursday 11th May 2017, 7.30 at Moordown Community Centre. As well as working on our Case Files and continued planning, there are ongoing discussions about proposed changes to our constitution and membership. If you intend coming and would like to see these documents, please […]

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