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Citizens’ Rights event

Not an Amnesty event, but if you are an EU27 citizen in the U.K. and concerned about current status, this may be helpful.

Others: volunteers to help on the day were being sought, see contact details on the flyer.

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#RefugeesWelcome stall

Save the date:

Street Stall: Refugees Welcome

1-3pm Saturday 6th October

near the old WH Smiths, High St, Birmingham,

We will be holding a street stall to promote Amnesty’s Refugees Welcome campaign – in particular the petitions to support refugee families in the UK who have been separated or who face prohibitive charges to access citizenship.

The idea is to create a family-friendly atmosphere with balloons, bubbles and (if feasible) face-painting to attract the public’s attention.  We’ll then talk to people about the issues, and encourage them to sign petitions and action cards.

If you’d like to help out with the stall, drop us an email: amnestybrum@gmail.com

Or if you’re just passing by, say hello and sign an action card.

You are warmly invited to our September Meeting where the focus will be:

The A(mnesty) Team

We love it when a plan (for Human Rights) comes together…

Thursday 13th September 2018 at 7:30pm

at Peace Hub, 41 Bull St, Birmingham, B4 6AF

After a quiet summer period, we’ve got ideas ready to go this autumn to raise awareness and take action for the Human Rights of Refugees, Women and our individual at risk, Syrian citizen-journalist Ali.  We’ll be finalising our plans and sharing out tasks to make them happen, so bring your enthusiasm!

Everyone is welcome to join us – we look forward to seeing you there.

If it’s you first time, why not drop us an email at amnestybrum@gmail.com so that we know to look out for you and to be extra friendly!  If you’d  like to join us for a friendly chat beforehand we’ll be having  a pre-meeting from 7:00 on the ground floor of the Peace Hub, 

Please note that there are stairs up to the meeting room.  If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know at amnestybrum@gmail.com and we will make sure we can meet your needs.

Place: Java Lounge, 124 Colmore Row, B3 3SD.

Time and date: Tuesday 28th August, 6.30-7.30pm.

What we do: A chance to look at human rights cases, and sign letters prepared by our brilliant secretary Jenny, to support individuals around the world.

NB: Note the slightly later start time, to allow for letter printing!

Thursday 9th August at 7pm.

Location: 133 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JP. .

Buses: 50, 35, 1 or 1A all stop very near to this lovely cafe / restaurant in the centre of Moseley near the main junction with Salisbury Road.

Damascena website for more details.

Please email amnestybrum@gmail.com to let us know to expect you – you can put August Meal in the subject line to alert us 🙂 Thank you.

Jon.

(I’ve booked 10 spaces which should be enough, but knowing numbers beforehand will help 🙂 ).

Java Lounge, Colmore Row, 6-7pm this Tuesday.

Back again this month as normal, our chance to look at human rights cases, and sign letters prepared by our brilliant secretary Jenny to support individuals around the world.

See you there!

France: http://care4calais.org/ is helping refugees, who are living in squalid conditions, hoping to get to U.K. and are not well-treated by either country.

Croatia: has relocated or accepted less than 10% of the number of refugees and asylum seekers it had committed to: https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/europe-and-central-asia/croatia/