Sunday: Guided Walking Tour of Torture Sites in London

Where else would you get gentle exercise and grotesque torture all in one package?

Only with Amnesty’s guided ‘sites of torture’ walking tour through east London and the City with an expert narrator to shine a light on some of the darker scenes from the capital’s history.

The walk on Sunday (28 June) from 11.30 – 1.30 is in recognition of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

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Saturday: Amnesty at Pride in London Parade

Amnesty UK’s LGBTI network have organised a float in the Pride in London Parade and invited London activists to join them. They are asking people to meet them from 11.30am till 12 midday on Saturday (27 June) at Marble Arch’s North Exit. There will be people with t-shirts and placards easily visible.

There is also a stall you can visit in Trafalgar Square area from 12-8.

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Book Sale 2015 Success


Congratulations are in order. Our book sale yesterday raised £8952. Thanks to all our volunteers for their immense efforts and generous Londoners for supporting us. And those that kindly donated books to us. You all made it a great success. We think you’re amazing. See photos of the day on Flickr 

The Twitter story of the event can be seen on Storify

Next book sale is Saturday 21 November 10-4. See you there!

Tweet Up at #AmnestyBookSale

For our Twitter supporters we are having a tweet up at the #AmnestyBookSale from 11-12 at Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row. 

We look forward to seeing people from #GreenwichHour and others join us for tea and cakes in the book sale cafe. Our chair who runs our social media accounts will be hosting this. 

For full details on the book sale click here