The Isle of Wight Amnesty Group was started by Derek Stirman in 1962. We are a friendly and committed group and meet in Newport on the first Friday of the month at 7.30pm. Supporters can also just work at home.


  • Release of Prisoners of Conscience
  • Fair trials for political prisoners
  • An end to torture, unlawful killings and disappearances
  • Fair treatment of all genders
  • An end to the Death Penalty
  • Fair treatment of refugees

Prisoners of Conscience are people who have been denied their freedom because of their political views, religion, ethnic origin or gender, provided they have not used or advocated the use of violence.

How you can help

  • Send messages of hope
  • Send letters or emails to governments guilty of human rights abuses
  • Sign petitions
  • Fund raise
  • Support publicity events

For more details email

Our individual efforts may be small, but together we can influence thing sand bring about change

Why not join the Isle of Wight Group – you can make a difference


Our Address:

Newport Isle of Wight


50.701045545127, -1.2916046337924



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