Prayer Vigil for Manchester Victims

Wakefield Cathedral will be holding a Prayer Vigil on Sunday, 28th May at 3:30PM, led by the Bishop of Wakefield, The Right Revd Tony Robinson. ALL are WELCOME. More information on the Cathedral website here. Please broadcast this to all communities. TOGETHER WE ARE POWERFUL

Holocaust Memorial Event

Holocaust Memorial Event There will be a musical event at Wakefield Cathedral to mark Holocuast Memorial Day, on Wednesday 25th January. Doors open at 1900 for a 1930 start. More details of this free event, which features Michael Cretu, a musician of Romanian Roma heritage, can be found on the Wakefield Cathedral website here. The local […]

Candle-Lit Solidarity Vigil for Orlando Victims

Wednesday, 15th June 2016 At the Wakefield Local Amnesty meeting this evening,  from 7.30pm, there will be a short, silent, candle-lit vigil to express solidarity with the LGBTI community in Orlando and with our own community in Wakefield. This hastily arranged vigil will be advertised on several Facebook and webpages – please spread the word as widely […]

Write 4 Rights Event

Your local Amnesty International group is active today with the Write for Rights campaign. Writing cards and letters for people that Amnesty identify as being at risk, from all over the world.   Like…. Burkina Faso – young girls forced into marriage Iran – teenage boy tortured into confession then sentenced to death Malaysia – jail […]

September Meeting

The next Local Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 16th September 2015. 7pm for coffee and urgent actions, and meeting with agenda, from 7.30pm.  Come and join in. Find out how you can make a difference in a world where human rights are at risk in so many places. All welcome, members and non-members TOGETHER WE ARE POWERFUL

August Group Meeting

The next Local Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 19th August 2015. 7pm for coffee and urgent actions, and meeting with agenda, from 7.30pm.  Come and join in. Find out how you can make a difference in a world where human rights are at risk in so many places. All welcome, members and non-members TOGETHER WE ARE POWERFUL

Amnestea Party

Yes, it’s tomorrow! Hungry for cakes? At a loose end? Feel a need to support the human rights of those less fortunate than yourself? Come and join in the fun……   Saturday 1st August 2014 Traditional Afternoon Tea Sandwiches, cakes, scones Afternoon tea: £5. Tea and cakes: £2.50   Quaker Meeting House Thornhill St Wakefield WF1 1NQ […]

Event – Amnesty York Group

Out of East Africa: human rights repression behind the exodus of so many East Africans Tuesday 21st July 2015 7.30pm – 9pm, Friends Meeting House, Fairgate, York YO1 9RL Find out more: here TOGETHER WE ARE POWERFUL