Europe Newsletter March 2021

March 30, 2021

Welcome to the March edition of our newsletter. There is an Urgent Action on Turkey, a public Statement in support of the Saturday mothers in Turkey , an update on the “El Hiblu 3” campaign and a toolkit devised by the Roma support group to help those who are supporting Roma children and families to […]

Read the full article →

Latest Actions

March 13, 2021

At our meeting on Thursday 11th, we worked our way though a few actions – mainly online. Amnesty has improved this process considerably over recent months.  These have been taken from several different sources  – from local groups newsletters, AIUK emails and the action pages from Amnesty International “take action” sites around the world. Do […]

Read the full article →

Europe Update

March 6, 2021

We have some great news to celebrate! On 2 March the court declared the verdict in the trial against our 3 brave Women Human Rights defenders who were absurdly charged with”insulting religion” which in Poland can carry a prison sentence of 2 years. Despite the political pressures on judges by the Minister of Justice and […]

Read the full article →

South America Newsletter March 2021

March 6, 2021

This month, we update you on developments in Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Argentina, Peru and Paraguay.  There are three live Urgent Actions – two for Colombia and one for Venezuela – and we shall shortly add the case of Gustavo Gatica (Chile) to our portfolio of long-term cases.  Amnesty has published the results of […]

Read the full article →

Group Newsletter March 2021

March 3, 2021

Welcome to the latest newsletter. Whilst its not clear when we can return to Moordown Community Centre, lets just say its looking more possible that we could be back in a few months. Meanwhile, we’ve decided to host a couple of online events over the next two months. We are arranging a speaker for April/May, […]

Read the full article →

Europe Newsletter February 2021

February 28, 2021

This Newsletter contains a very urgent action  https://www.amnesty.org.uk/urgent-actions/chechen-man-faces-deportation-russia   and the shocking news that Eren Keskin has been sentenced to 6 years in prison. Please find more information and suggested actions below. The trial against Elzbieta, Joanna and Anna should come to a verdict on 2 March. Please continue highlighting the case on social media […]

Read the full article →

Group Newsletter February 2021

February 28, 2021

Welcome to the latest newsletter. We have not planned a meeting for February. Unfortunately the option of meeting at Moordown Community Centre, as we did last February, isn’t available. Whilst we have had some success with Zoom, it seems to work best when we have a specific purpose – such as letter writing  or a […]

Read the full article →

South America Newsletter February 2021

February 6, 2021

This month we have news from Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Human Rights Watch has published its annual report and we include sections on Colombia and Brazil. We ask you to respond to Urgent Actions on Venezuela, for the release of 5 members of an NGO, and Brazil, where the hospitals in Manaus […]

Read the full article →

South America Newsletter January 2021

January 13, 2021

We hope you are doing well. This month, we update you on developments in Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Paraguay, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile. We have some good news to start 2021. Argentina legalised abortion. International pressure on the President and the Senators was crucial. Paraguayan authorities have opened an investigation into the attack on […]

Read the full article →

Group Newsletter January 2021

January 13, 2021

Welcome to the latest newsletter. We have not planned a meeting for January. Obviously we cannot currently meet at Moordown Community Centre. Whilst we have had some success with Zoom, it seems to work best when we have a specific purpose – such as letter writing (see Write 4 Rights below) or a speaker. But […]

Read the full article →