Get on the Bus for Human Rights (GOTB) is an annual day of human rights education and activism organized by Amnesty International USA Group 133 of Somerville, MA and a dedicated team of volunteer community organizers. Now in its seventeenth year, GOTB draws upwards of 1,200 participants riding buses, commuter trains, and carpooling down to New York City to take peaceful action in front of embassies, consulates and corporate headquarters in NYC in support of human rights.
2013 Actions will be:
Uganda: Rights of LGBT people
China: Freedom for Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen
Burma: Freedom for prisoners of conscience
Sudan: Rights and safety of internally displaced persons in Sudan and South Sudan
Plus side action on human rights in Sri Lanka