Great meeting this evening! We enjoyed, and were enlightened by, a talk by Mary Brandon. Mary is the Campaign Projects Manager for Asylum Matters, in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Asylum Matters is an advocacy and campaigns project that works in partnership locally and nationally to improve the lives of refugees and people seeking asylum […]
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”.
A report from Salli Martlew, AIUK Wakefield group member, organiser of a local event for the Great Get Together project, celebrating the work of Jo Cox. The Great Get Together and Wakefield Walk 22 June 2017 Sunshine made all the difference! We arrived at Heath Common at 6.30am to find gazebos and marquees already being […]
There will be a Coffee, Cakes and Campaigning event on Thursday 22nd June 2017, 10am – 12noon, Quaker Meeting House, Thornhill Street, Wakefield, WF1 1NQ Adults £1.50 – Children and Asylum Seekers FREE Campaign materials and support provided! Come and write a letter, or just enjoy a chat and a cake whilst making a difference! […]
Come and Make a Difference Seeing nothing but Trump’o’riffic news? Can’t fully engage with “brexit” (not a real word btw)? Feeling angry, frustrated with the world and don’t know what to do about it? Wondering how displaced people fair in a system that is not very welcoming of those seeking asylum and refuge? Want to find […]