Amnesty Wales Conference: Activism in Action

Amnesty International Wales online Conference: 20th March 2021, 10am – 1pm The future of human rights across the globe appears uncertain as COVID-19 provides opportunities for the roll-back of personal and collective liberties. As Amnesty groups in Wales have adapted to the events of the last year, we can reflect on how members have responded…

Justice for George Floyd

Members of the Cardiff Amnesty International group were horrified by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on the 25th May. George Floyd died following his arrest in which he was held down by three police officers, including one kneeling directly on his neck. George called out, “I can’t breathe”, several times but in spite…

Eritrea: Repression past and present

On Monday 9th December, the Cardiff Amnesty International group took part in the annual (and global!) action “Write for Rights”. Dozens of Cardiff Amnesty volunteers gathered at Chapter Arts Centre to send messages of solidarity and support to prisoners of conscience around the world. Hundreds of cards were written to be sent to human rights…

#LoveIsAHumanRight

Who says the protest song is dead? On Saturday 26th October Cardiff Amnesty headed to The Moon in support of the wonderful Grace Petrie. Grace recently released her sixth studio album, the outstanding ‘Queer as Folk’ to much critical acclaim. Her songs cover themes that align with many of Amnesty International’s campaigns: refugee rights, anti-racism,…

Amnesty Wales Conference

Amnesty Wales conference: speakers, workshops, action / Cynhadledd 1af Amnest Cymru: siaradwyr, gweithdai, gweithredu About this Event Wales: small nation; global human rights defender Cymru: gwlad fechan; amddiffynnwr hawliau dynol byd-eang We are pleased to announce Amnesty’s first Wales conference in the beautiful seaside town of Aberystwyth. The day will include excellent speakers and panel…

Refugees Welcome

Cardiff Amnesty warmly invites you to a joint evening hosted with our friends from Welsh National Opera and the Welsh Centre for International Affairs on Wednesday 5th June at 7.00pm. Sadly we live in a world where people have no option but to flee their homes and countries – and rely on the kindness of…