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“The Feeling of Being Watched,” is a documentary by filmmaker Assia Boundaoui about "Operation Vulgar Betrayal." It was one of the largest counter terrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. before 9/11 and its focus was an Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago, where Boundaoui grew up. The Feeling of Being Watched weaves the personal and the political as it follows the filmmaker’s examination of why her community—including her own family—fell under blanket government surveillance. The film follows Assia as she…Find out more »
The local Sacramento-area Amnesty International - Group 283 - meets monthly to discuss human rights issues and plan local activities, lobbying and campaigns for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We have focused mainly on immigrant and refugee issues in the past year. In addition, we put aside time at each meeting to write letters to support those around the world who are harassed or jailed for their beliefs, words or peaceful actions. Come and meet other…Find out more »
You're invited! What: Amnesty International Local Group 30 Where: First Unitarian Universalist Center - 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary) in San Francisco When: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm Why: We are a community-based collection of volunteers who meet, write letters, and organize events to advance the principles of human rights promoted by Amnesty International worldwide. For more information, please visit http://aigroup30.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/sfgroup30Find out more »
We meet monthly to plan actions for the campaigns and cases we are working on, write letters, update each other on human rights news, and see old friends. Our meetings usually include a guest speaker on a human rights topic of current interest. We'd love to have you join us!Find out more »
Our local Austin group meets the Third Sunday of every month starting on 5/19 at Batch, 3220 Manor Road, Austin, to write letters on the latest Urgent Actions and support the work of human rights defenders both locally and internationally. Please come join us!Find out more »
Houston's Amnesty International Local Group 23 will offer a 90-minute workshop focused on learning skills for how to lobby your legislators to protect the rights of asylum seekers. Join us for this skill-build and put another tool in your activist toolbox as we work to promote and protect human rights in our city! March 21st from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Refreshments will be served Olive Branch Room 2360 Rice Blvd. Houston, Texas 77005 (The Olive Branch room is accessed…Find out more »