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  • Privacy Policy | Amnesty International Canada
    for the implementation of and adherence to the following principles The requirements for this candidate shall be outlined in the Operational Guidelines of Amnesty International squot s Privacy Policy Identifying Purposes Amnesty International and those designated or contracted to act for or on its behalf shall identify the purposes for which personal information is collected at or before the time the information is collected Amnesty International will attempt to document and clearly define the purpose or purposes intended for personal data before it is collected and will always ensure that it is present at the time of its collection Amnesty International will only collect information that it views as a necessity in order to fulfill the identified purpose Any secondary or optional uses of information by the organization will be identified and individuals will be provided with an opportunity to reject or accept such uses Amnesty International will make every attempt to ensure that the purposes and uses of information it collects will be presented in easy and straightforward language It will clearly identify why this information is needed and how it will be used All materials used by Amnesty International or those designated to work for it on its behalf to collect information will present the purpose need and use in a manner that is understandable to whomever it is intended Methods and procedures to ensure that all relevant materials used to collect personal information adhere to the Identifying Purposes Principle will be outlined in Operational Guidelines These guidelines will assist individuals within the organization in directing inquiries or complaints regarding purposes of collection to the appropriate individual or individuals Amnesty International recognizes the diversity of its members and donors squot needs and will apply this to its operational guidelines Consent Amnesty International and those designated or contracted to act for it or on its behalf will ensure that the knowledge and consent of the individual are obtained for the collection use or disclosure of personal information except where inappropriate Amnesty International has a responsibility to provide explanation in clear simple and understandable language of the intended uses and impacts and to obtain consent before the information is used The organization will provide this explanation on all appropriate forms contracts and publicly available forms Specific adherences to this principle will be outlined in the Operational Guidelines Consent may be express or implied dependent upon the particular situation However Amnesty International will attempt to obtain express consent where possible Amnesty International recognizes the right of individuals to prevent their personal information from being provided to other organizations on a reciprocal basis for the purpose of fundraising Amnesty International will present its members and donors an opportunity to opt out of such exchanges annually through its direct mail program Amnesty International will not disclose any personal information without providing an opportunity for individuals to opt out Amnesty International recognizes that individuals have the right to withdraw consent to personal information use at any time Amnesty International will provide its members donors

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/privacy-policy (2016-02-13)
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  • Permissions and Copyright Information | Amnesty International Canada
    Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Home Permissions and Copyright Information Permissions and Copyright Information The information below pertains to the use of images logos reports media releases public statements open letters and other documents found on this website www amnesty ca 1 Images Whether or not an image can be reproduced depends in part on who the copyright holder is Many of the photos appearing on our website have restricted uses for a variety of reasons such as that we are not the copyright holders or we have been asked by individuals or families of individuals depicted in the photos to restrict use of images for safety or similar reasons Use of graphics and other image types can be similarly restricted The copyright information for images can be found by clicking on the photo credit mouse over beneath or next to a photo in text next to or underneath the photo or by going to the bottom or sidebar of the web page on which the photo appears The following rules apply to use of photos from our website a Photos from Getty Images Getty Images photos on amnesty ca may not be downloaded republished retransmitted reproduced or otherwise used other than for personal use b AI and AI Canada images Photos that are copyright of Amnesty International or Amnesty International Canada have varying permissions and restrictions for third party use If you are interested in reproducing a photo that is copyright of Amnesty International AI or AI Canada please email library amnesty ca describing how you would like to use the photo Please include a link to the page where the photo appears c Other copyright holders Permission to use photos which are copyright of another organization or individual must be obtained from the named organization or individual 2 Reports media releases public statements open letters

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/copyright (2016-02-13)
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  • Accessibility: Our policy for providing services to people with disabilities | Amnesty International Canada
    about training opportunities to Ontario members who are inter acting with the public on Amnesty s behalf 3 Providing services to people with disabilities a Access to Offices Our offices are accessible to persons with physical disabilities through a ramp or an elevator Notices are placed on doors and standard telephone responses are changed when offices are closed b Communicating with us We are reachable via 1 800 AMNESTY 24 hours each day as well as by calling our individual office numbers during office hours Persons who respond to telephone calls are trained in responding on the phone to persons with disabilities Those who cannot communicate to us via telephone may communicate using our electronic form c Written material On request we provide written material in large print via e mail or in other ways that assist persons with visual impairments We are unable to provide our documents in Braille d Support persons service animals Support persons and service animals are welcome on our premises and at our meetings e Assistive devices We are committed to serving people with disabilities who use assistive devices to obtain use or benefit from our goods and services 4 Training Staff are trained in providing service to persons with disabilities New staff receive this training as part of their orientation process Members who inter act with the public in Ontario are informed about their responsibilities under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and provided with the link to on line training provided by the Government of Ontario 5 Feedback Process Feedback regarding the way Amnesty Canada provides materials advice and information to people with disabilities can be made verbally in person or by telephone in writing in person via Canada Post courier or web form or on a disk All feedback will be directed to the Executive Director Persons with concerns can usually expect to hear back from the organization within one week in a way that takes their disability into account Persons wishing to provide feedback related to a situation occurring outside of Amnesty s offices should do so through one of the offices â specific information about how to do this can be found on our website and by calling our offices directly 6 Changes in Practice or Policy All feedback will be dealt with in a respectful way and reasonable requests for changes in our practices or policy will be accommodated Accessible Customer Service Plan Providing Materials Information and Advice to People with Disabilities Amnesty International Canada English Speaking is committed to excellence in serving all members and activists including people with disabilities Assistive devices We will ensure that our staff are trained and familiar with various assistive devices that may be used by customers with disabilities while accessing our services Communication We will communicate with people with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability Service animals We welcome people with disabilities and their service animals Service animals are allowed on the parts of our premises that are

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/accessibility-our-policy-for-providing-services-to-people-with-disabilities (2016-02-13)
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  • Media Awards | Amnesty International Canada
    Campaign to Stop Torture Focus on priority countries China Illegal Detention and Torture Europe Human Rights Migration Control Bringing the Arms Trade Treaty into Force Strategic Arms Controls Working Against the Death Penalty Treatment of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us News Home News Media Awards Amnesty Media Award Past Winners Multimedia Media Awards The Amnesty Canada Media Awards honouring journalists for outstanding human rights reporting Media Awards 2015 at Gardiner Museum Toronto Photos by Danilo Ursini The Amnesty International Canada Media Awards honour the efforts of journalists to increase Canadians awareness and understanding of human rights issues Now in its 19th year these awards recognize the media s efforts to bring awareness to international human rights issues that fall within the mission of Amnesty International We ask journalists to submit work in the following categories National print including newspapers and national magazines Audio Video television or radio news and documentaries Local alternative local and alternative newspapers and special audience magazines Online a journalist product for a Canadian audience only available online from a website where journalists have originated the content or selected and amplified it maximum of three entries Download the 2015 Media Awards Submission 2014 Award Winners National Print Award Nathan VanderKlippe Inside China s war on terror The Globe and Mail August 16 2014 Audio Video Award Short Form Winner Brennan Leffler and Nisha Pahuja Indian Bus Outrage Global News 16X9 January 4 2014 Audio Video Award Long Form Winner

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/news/media-awards (2016-02-13)
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  • Multimedia | Amnesty International Canada
    Stop Torture Tools Priority Countries Canada Human Rights Agenda for Canada 2015 Canada Votes 2015 What you can do Questions for Candidates No Giving Up A year of challenges and determination China Colombia Colombia Indigenous Survival Make it Visible Slideshow Take Action This is what we Demand Art Project Background Resources Donate Contact Mexico Zimbabwe Russia Central African Republic The Rebellion in the Middle East and North Africa Libya Bahrain Yemen Egypt Tunisia Syria Iran Iraq Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Nigeria Ukraine Individuals at Risk Case Updates Huseyin Celil Raif Badawi Good News 2014 in Pictures 2015 in Pictures Projects Syrian refugees Global Campaign to Stop Torture Focus on priority countries China Illegal Detention and Torture Europe Human Rights Migration Control Bringing the Arms Trade Treaty into Force Strategic Arms Controls Working Against the Death Penalty Treatment of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/news/multimedia (2016-02-13)
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  • NATO forces about to begin working in the Aegean Sea must operate in line with international law | Amnesty International Canada
    do Questions for Candidates No Giving Up A year of challenges and determination China Colombia Colombia Indigenous Survival Make it Visible Slideshow Take Action This is what we Demand Art Project Background Resources Donate Contact Mexico Zimbabwe Russia Central African Republic The Rebellion in the Middle East and North Africa Libya Bahrain Yemen Egypt Tunisia Syria Iran Iraq Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Nigeria Ukraine Individuals at Risk Case Updates Huseyin Celil Raif Badawi Good News 2014 in Pictures 2015 in Pictures Projects Syrian refugees Global Campaign to Stop Torture Focus on priority countries China Illegal Detention and Torture Europe Human Rights Migration Control Bringing the Arms Trade Treaty into Force Strategic Arms Controls Working Against the Death Penalty Treatment of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Home Media Awards Multimedia NATO forces about to begin working in the Aegean Sea must operate in line with international law News updates February 11 2016 NATO forces about to begin working in the Aegean Sea must operate in line with international law by carrying out search and rescue operations for people in distress and not illegally return refugees back to Turkey says Amnesty International Hundreds of refugees including many children have already died this year attempting the treacherous journey across the Aegean Any NATO ships that witness a boat in distress must provide immediate life saving assistance said Iverna McGowan Head of Amnesty International s European Institutions Office In no way must NATO forces become

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/news/nato-forces-about-begin-working-aegean-sea-must-operate-line-international-law (2016-02-13)
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  • Bahrain: Hopes for justice and reform fading five years since 2011 uprising | Amnesty International Canada
    Bahrain Yemen Egypt Tunisia Syria Iran Iraq Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Nigeria Ukraine Individuals at Risk Case Updates Huseyin Celil Raif Badawi Good News 2014 in Pictures 2015 in Pictures Projects Syrian refugees Global Campaign to Stop Torture Focus on priority countries China Illegal Detention and Torture Europe Human Rights Migration Control Bringing the Arms Trade Treaty into Force Strategic Arms Controls Working Against the Death Penalty Treatment of Prisoners Setting and Upholding Standards Freedom of Expression and Assembly in Vietnam and Cambodia Individuals at Risk Focus on Asia Pacific Human Rights Defenders in the Americas North Korea Prison Camps Pakistan Attacks on Journalists Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Home Media Awards Multimedia Bahrain Hopes for justice and reform fading five years since 2011 uprising News updates February 11 2016 Five years after a wave of protests demanding widespread reform rocked Bahrain hopes for progress on human rights and accountability for past and present abuses have faded said Amnesty International The mass protests which began on 14 February 2011 were met with violence by the security forces who shot dead and injured protesters Others died in custody after being tortured Five years since the uprising torture arbitrary detention and a widespread crackdown against peaceful activists and government critics have continued Today in Bahrain anyone who dares to criticize the authorities whether a human rights defender or political activist risks punishment said James Lynch Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Program at Amnesty International Despite pledges from the authorities to prosecute security forces responsible for human rights violations in 2011 the Bahraini people are still waiting for justice Institutions set up to protect human

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/news/bahrain-hopes-justice-and-reform-fading-five-years-2011-uprising (2016-02-13)
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  • Federal government faces growing calls to halt Site C dam | Amnesty International Canada
    Use of Blasphemy Laws Training and Capacity Building Get Involved Take Action Now Online Actions Petition Library Urgent Action Network Latest Urgent Actions Donate Come and join us Sign Up Be a Youth Activist 2015 Human Rights College for Youth Dance for Rights Human Rights College 2015 Planning Committee Member Application Lifesaver Actions for Young Activists Student Group Registration Form Youth Leadership Oppotunitities Join a group Community Activism Volunteer Leadership Fieldworkers Join our Membership Consultation Committee MCC Volunteers Wanted Nova Scotia University Orientation Week Country and Theme Coordinators in Canada The Board of Directors Resources for Activists Activism Fund Have your say Seasonal Activism Guide Meet our Team Work Volunteer Opportunities Donate Become a Monthly Donor Sign Up Online Your Donations at Work Amnesty Canvassers Telephone Canvassing Make a One time Donation Donate Online Leave a gift in your will Why we are remembering Amnesty in our wills Bequests RRIFs and RRSPs Life Insurance Contact our Planned Giving Associate Disclaimer Gifts of Stocks and Securities Give a Gift in Memoriam Send a Special Occasion Gift Raise Money for Human Rights Tips for Raising Money Fundraising Q As Donate a car Update your monthly donor information Join Us About Us What we do Key Facts about Amnesty International How We Make A Difference Our Leaders Our Impact Governance Financial Information Work With Us FAQ Members Thank You Contact Us Home Media Awards Multimedia Federal government faces growing calls to halt Site C dam Media advisories February 11 2016 Organizations from across Canada are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take immediate action to halt construction of the Site C dam in north eastern British Columbia In an open letter released today more than 25 organizations including Amnesty International the David Suzuki Foundation and Sierra Club BC denounced the project for violation of rights protected under Treaty 8 the Canadian Constitution and international human rights law Although promoted by the government of BC as a clean source of renewable energy the joint federal provincial environmental impact assessment panel concluded that the Site C dam would severely and permanently undermine Indigenous peoples use of the land and destroy important cultural sites and a unique ecosystem As we said in the letter this is not just another resource development project said Candace Batycki spokesperson for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative one of the signatory organizations The Site C dam is one of the largest resource development projects underway in Canada and its impact on the environment and local First Nations will be severe Given the review panel s findings it s alarming that it was approved in the first place The letter calls on the federal government to rescind all permits related to the construction of the dam and to review the previous government s decision to approve the project despite its impact on Treaty rights Maude Barlow National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians said Prime Minister Trudeau and his government made a clear public commitment to building a new relationship with

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/news/federal-government-faces-growing-calls-halt-site-c-dam (2016-02-13)
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