Monthly Archives: October 2009

Rock for Rights – Tues 20th October

Next Tuesday (20th October) the Central Birmingham Amnesty International are hosting a fundraiser gig. The ‘Rock for Rights’ event will be held at the Hare and Hounds, Kings Heath starting 7.30pm. For full details see the flyer or see the Central Birmingham blog for further details

Regional Conference Sends Message To Shell


At Saturday’s West Midlands Amnesty International Regional Conference in Birmingham delegates sent a message to Shell to Come Clean in the Niger Delta. For more information on this campaign see . Thanks to all who attended on Saturday. I will put further feedback on this blog over the coming days and weeks.

Regional Conference – Last chance to book places…

The West Midlands Amnesty International Regional Conference for 2009 is nearly here. The conference on Saturday (10th Oct) is a great chance to hear speakers including Amnesty International UK’s campaign director – Tim Hancock on the International Council Meeting, Natalie Smith from AIUK’s Individuals at Risk Team on how we will be supporting Human Rights Defenders and Prisoners of Conscience into the future and David Nicholl, a local consultant neurologist and local campaigner against torture. The booking deadline has now been extended to Wednesday 7th October. For further information and to book your place please email