AMNESTY KIRKLEES PUB QUIZ – Tuesday, November 20th from 7pm at:
“The Corner” 5 Market Walk, Huddersfield, HD1 2QA
We are very much hoping to see you and some friends and/or relatives at “the Corner” on Nov 20th.
The upstairs bar where we are holding the event will be open from 7pm onwards, with the first round of questions at around 7.45. There is a small entry fee for the quiz (£1 per player) and a modest prize. This is because we aim to have an enjoyable and sociable evening rather than to compete ruthlessly for a glittering trophy and life-changing sum! Continue reading
Following our own work on the current issues surrounding human rights in Turkey, and in particular, our Silenced Voices exhibition, we were contacted by a friend all the way from Essex, who wished to join us in our efforts to raise awareness.
Gervase Vernon emailed us the following message and images:
Below is a poem that was originally sold at the Amnesty bookshop in London. It was composed to mark a number of decades of writing for human rights. We thought it would be a really positive contribution to our site, and a great first post for our blog. We hope you enjoy the poem as much we did!