How can we stop torture?

What is the current international situation regarding torture? What is this new Amnesty International campaign all about? How as a local Amnesty group can we Stop Torture?

These question and others were discussed and answered at workshop held at our recent local group meeting. Continue reading

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A Joke Too Far

The Islington & Hackney Group are back for the sixth year running with
their every-popular comedy night to raise awareness of human rights
violations in Burma and raise funds for Amnesty International. This year’s
event is at the Hackney Attic on November 4th. Continue reading

Letter signing drop-in on Tuesday

On Tuesday it will be our letter signing drop-in at Greenwich Picturehouse on Greenwich High Road from 8-9pm (walkable from Cutty Sark DLR and Greenwich Station/DLR). Please pop-in to join us and sign one or more letters in support of human rights defenders and prisoners of conscience. Our focus will be on our Stop Torture campaign but there will be other cases too. We welcome everyone to join us and support our work.