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December 2017

Midweek Write for Rights in Sacramento

December 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
2112 22nd Street, 2112 22nd Street
Sacramento, AR United States
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Meet on the second floor of the historic Ella McClatchy Library to write letters, emails and tweets on behalf of individuals and groups persecuted or imprisoned for their beliefs, words and non-violent actions. All materials (background information, sample letters, writing supplies, stamps) will be provided. The library has free wi-fi so bring your laptop or other device, if you like. Drop in anytime between 5:00pm and 7:30pm.

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Annual Write for Rights and talk by Sudanese HR activist.

December 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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Friends Meeting, Friends Ave.
Haddonfield, NJ 08033 United States
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PLEASE JOIN OUR ANNUAL WRITE FOR RIGHTS DAY OF ACTION AND MEET HAWA SALIH, A SUDANESE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER.

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Write a Letter, Save a Life: Write for Rights 2017

December 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Free

Every year, near International Human Rights Day, we hold a "write-a-thon" to generate hundreds of letters of support on behalf of Prisoners of Conscience and other individuals at risk around the world. This is part of Amnesty Internationals global Write For Rights (W4R) campaign, started in 2007 by a local chapter in Poland. We cordially invite you to join us on Saturday December 16th, 10am-5:00 pm at the Crucible, an arts education organization that fosters a collaboration of arts, industry,…

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Local Group 30 Tabling at KPFA’s 47th Annual Crafts Fair

December 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm EST
CRANEWAY PAVILION, 1414 HARBOUR WAY SOOUTH, RICHMOND, CA 94804, 1414 Harbour Way South
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Please join Local Group 30 at KPFA's 47th Annual Crafts Fair were we will have a table to gather Write for Rights letters and sell our t-shirts to support our group and upcoming events and activities. https://kpfa.org/event/craneway-crafts-fair-2/

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Group 11 Annual Write for Rights

December 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Advent Lutheran Church, 2504 Broadway at 93rd St
New York, NJ 10025 United States
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Join us for Group 11's annual Write for Rights letter writing event! We will have special guest speaker Shackelia Jackson (one of AI's featured cases this year!) join us to tell us of her advocacy work to stop police brutality in the Americas. We'll have refreshments, live music by our very own Todd Schwarz, and of course, everything you need to write letters and take action on this year's cases. Bring your own return address labels for your convenience. Enter…

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January 2018

Amnesty International San Francisco Local Group 30 Meeting

January 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
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First Unitarian Universalist Center, 1187 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
Free

You're invited! What: Amnesty International Local Group 30 Where: First Unitarian Universalist Center - 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary) in San Francisco When: Wednesday, August 9th at 7:30 pm (we meet on the 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/sfgroup30

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Guantanamo, Lawlessness, and the Myth of American Exceptionalism

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
University of Washinton Law School, Room 138, 4293 Memorial Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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The Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture (WSRCAT) AS PART OF THE NATIONAL WEEK OF ACTION TO CLOSE GUANTANAMO Presents JONATHAN HAFETZ “Guantanamo, Lawlessness, and the Myth of American Exceptionalism” Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:00-9:00 p.m. University of Washington Law School, Room 138 4293 Memorial Way Northeast, Seattle, WA Abstract: After 9/11, the United States created a network of secret prisons where it held terrorism suspects for years without charge or access to a court, and subjected them to torture…

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AI Twin Cities Monthly Meeting

January 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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First Congregational Church UCC, 500 8th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN United States
Free

We're the Amnesty International chapter of the Twin Cities. Each month we have a friendly, informal meeting where we review recent human rights news, plan events, and host a guest speaker. Snacks provided. Note that in December we usually change the meeting date.

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Amnesty International USA Group 342 monthly meeting

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Wegmans Cafe, 50 Foundry Way (at Rt. 29)
Malvern, PA 19355 United States
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Our purpose is to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth, and dignity are denied. We investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm in Wegmans cafe, 50 Foundry Way (on Rt. 29), Malvern, PA 19355. All are welcome!

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Guantanamo: Serving Injustice for 16 Long Years

January 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Hawthorne Bridge (SE Hawthorne & Grand), Hawthorne Bridge (SE Hawthorne & Grand)
Portland, OR United States
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"Guantanamo: Serving Injustice for 16 Long Years" Visibility Action Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:30-5:30 PM SE Hawthorne & Grand (East end of Hawthorne Bridge) Featuring the "Tower of Peace" To mark another year of the now-nearly empty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Portlanders will hold a visibility action at the east end of the Hawthorne Bridge (SE Hawthorne & Grand) on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. The event is titled "Guantanamo: Serving Injustice for 16…

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