Greeting Card and Letter Writing Campaign 2018 If you could spare a brief moment in your busy day to join in this campaign and write a brief letter or card of support for a prisoner of conscience, it would be greatly appreciated. “THESE PEOPLE ARE JUST LIKE YOU. WITH MOTHERS AND FATHERS, SISTERS AND BROTHERS, […]
We are at Lightwaves Leisure Centre in Wakefield, where staff have made us very welcome. We are hosting an event to raise awareness of human rights issues, especially those affecting asylum seekers. There’s been delicious cake and a steady stream of supporters coming to join in, chat and learn more about our human rights. This […]
The next local meeting is 7pm on Wednesday 19th September 2018, at the Quaker Meeting House, Thornhill Street, WF1 1NQ. December marks the 70th Anniversary of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The agenda will focus on how we can join in the regional actions to mark this event. There will also be the opportunity […]
It’s that time again! Come and join us for scrummy cake, flapjack, scones, coffee, tea and all lovliness like that! And….. talk about human rights, current campaigns to support those in need, controversial issues, politics, asylum etc…. Where: Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Wakefield When: Thursday 20th September from 1000 to 1300 Cost: From £2.50 Remembering […]
Taner Kılıç, the Honourary Chair of Amnesty Turkey, has been released from jail today. After over 432 days in prison he is conditionally released on bail – but remains charged of “membership of a terrorist organisation”.
MOHAMMAD BARRABGI and The Art House EASTERN BIRD Join Iranian born, Wakefield based illustrator and printmaker Mohammad Barrangi Fashtani for a workshop inspired by his exhibition WONDERLAND at Wakefield Cathedral. Using the words ‘easern bird’ as the starting point for the workshop, Mohammad will guide participants through his own unique printing method, combining a traditional […]
There will be a Coffee, Cakes and Campaigning event on Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10am – 1pm Lightwaves Leisure & Community Centre, Lower York Street, Wakefield, WF1 3LJ Coffee and Cakes £2.50 Or: Drinks 50p, Cakes individually priced Campaigning and Children free Internet Access, Campaign materials and support provided! Come and write a letter, or […]
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