Guantanamo Event in St John’s Wood on Thursday

The St John’s Wood Amnesty International Local Group in collaboration with the London Guantanamo Campaign cordially invite you to a Q&A with Dennis Edney QC lawyer of Omar Kadhr, former Guantánamo Bay prison inmate
It will be held on Thursday, 20th of March 2014, 7:30 pm at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, 28 St John’s Wood Road, NW8 7HA (Tube: St John’s Wood, Jubilee Line).

Group To Host Candlelit Vigil for Syria

Marking 3 Years Since the Syrian Uprising 

The group will be holding a Candlelit Vigil for people in Syria at 7pm, Tuesday 25 March, by the Cutty Sark Ship, prior to letter writing at the Picture House, Greenwich.  Please bring a candle or tea light in a glass.  There will be a banner.

Any queries email

100 days to next Amnesty Book Sale #aibgbooksale

Our next book sale, which will be 40 years since the group started running them, is now 100 days away and will be Saturday 21 June 2014 from 9-5 at Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row, Blackheath.

In the run-up to the day books can be donated to us. Further details will appear on the blog closer to the time.

Our blog post on the last event in November can be found here

If you’re tweeting about our book sale events please use hashtag #aibgbooksale

As usual all enquiries should be sent to

Wandsworth Amnesty Speaker event on Chelsea Manning

Wandsworth Amnesty International are hosting a speaker event on Wednesday 12 March in Balham, which promises to be very interesting.
Ben Griffin, a former SAS soldier and the founder of Veterans for Peace, will be talking to us about the case of Private Chelsea Manning. He will be exploring the human rights abuses exposed by Manning and the repercussions of the information she leaked. 
This free event starts at 7.30pm at The Exhibit in Balham (in the upstairs room next to the diner). Please come along and find out why we should be taking action to support Manning.
For more information, contact