Amnesty International Derby & District Group

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Description Our group is the local branch of a worldwide human rights organisation. Our members are drawn from all walks of life. To be a member of the group costs you nothing but your time and effort.
Website http://www.amnesty.org.uk/groups/derby-and-district
Contact Details

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  • Community Action Derby
  • Lyndsey Ramsden
  • lyndsey.ramsden@communityactionderby.org.uk
  • 01332 346266
Purpose Amnesty International works for the release of prisoners of conscience, fairtrials for political prisoners and an end to torture, extrajudicial executions,"disappearances" and the death penalty. To these ends local activists lobby, writeletters, raise funds and raise awareness in the community.

Locally we raise awareness on international and national campaigns such as Poverty and Human Rights, Terrorism and security and Refugees and asylum. We also chose to focus on the specific campagins such as the Death Penalty and regional campaigns like Central America. More information about which can be found on the Amnesty UK website.
What they do
  • Advice/information/advocacy/legal
  • Campaigning/lobbying
  • Human rights/civil liberties/equalities
Geographical area coverage Derby City, Part(s) of Derbyshire
Space for Hire No
Meeting Place The Derby Group meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm. We meet at the Friends Meetings House, St. Helen's Street, Derby (next door to BBC Radio Derby). Everyone is welcome to come to our meetings; you don't even have to me a signed-up member of Amnesty International. Refreshments are provided.

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