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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Free Film Showing: Where Should the Birds Fly?

Free Film Showing: Where Should the Birds Fly? By Fida Qishta

15thApril, 19:00-21:00 – hosted by Amnesty Hampstead and Belsize

Amnesty International UK, The Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA

Screening followed by a Q&A panel. Please book your free ticket at http://where-should-the-birds-fly-doc-screening.eventbrite.co.uk

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Amnesty UK Women’s Action Network

With today being International Women’s Day the Amnesty UK Women’s Action Network has taken the opportunity to join Facebook and Twitter. On Twitter you can find them at http://www.twitter.com/amnestyuk_women and on Facebook they can be found at http://www.facebook.com/amnestywomensactionnetwork – please ‘Follow’ and ‘Like’ them.

Hear what football has to say on human rights…

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Preview video for Sidelines film festival from 6-8 June in London – find out full details at http://www.amnesty.org.uk/issues/Sidelines%3A-Football-film-festival

Football, like all sport, should be a force for good but too often we hear of human rights being overlooked within and around the game. On the eve of the World Cup in Brazil, Amnesty UK and partner organisations present a weekend of films, and lively discussions all with a football and human rights theme.