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 http://www.protectthehuman.com/demanddignity . Thanks to all who attended on Saturday. I will put further feedback on this blog over the coming days and weeks.
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 email@example.com
I can confirm that Tim Hancock, Amnesty International UK’s Campaign Director will be speaking at the West Midlands Amnesty International Regional Conference. He will be feeding back from the International Council Meeting which took place in August. He will update us on the main priorities for the international movement and update us on the key decisions taken there.
The West Midlands Amnesty International Regional Conference will be held on Saturday 10th October between 10am and 4.15pm at the Library Theatre in Birmingham. The main speakers will be looking at Amnesty’s work on Individuals at Risk, what happened at the International Council Meeting and our guest speaker, David Nicholl will be focussing on campaigning to prevent torture. For full details see the Regional Conference 2009 Agenda and to book your place email me on firstname.lastname@example.org – you must book in advance by Monday 5th October at the latest.