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  • Members Take Action | Amnesty International Canada
    Dance for Rights brought community members out to dance in solidarity with people fighting injustices all over the world and to promote and protect human rights With our music devices in our pockets and headphones in our ears we became a SILENT DISCO using a flash mob style of street activism to garner attention Read more Barrie turns out to mark International Human Rights Day during Write for Rights For the very first time the Amnesty International Flag was raised at Barrie City Hall and will continue to wave to mark International Human Rights Day on December 10th Mayor Jeff Lehman students from Barrie Central Maple Grove E S residents of Barrie and members of our local Barrie Amnesty International Action Circle were in attendance Read more In loving memory of Joan Francis Amnesty s Teddy Bear Lady Joan Francis one of Amnesty International s longest serving volunteers passed away on September 3 at the age of 97 Joan was well known for her support of Amnesty International and for encouraging others to sign Amnesty letters and petitions Her knitted Teddy Bears have inspired a new generation to knit and raise money for Amnesty An incredible 1 800 Teddy Bears have been lovingly made by Joan and now by the Sisters of St John s who have carried on her work Read more Canen sings her heart out for human rights on her twelfth birthday Do you remember how you celebrated your 12th birthday This summer rather than just throw a party for her birthday Canen decided to use her voice in a creative way to raise money and awareness for human rights I started singing last year and my teacher encouraged me to record an album I wanted to use my singing to make people happy and make other kids who aren t free happy through my fundraising I was really affected by the story of Malala and the film Half the Sky and that is how I chose to raise funds for human rights at Amnesty International Canen She created a web page exclusively to promote her songs and request donations for Amnesty International and has raised more than 2 500 Read more We marched with you at World Pride by Jacqueline Hansen Major Campaigns and Women s Rights Campaigner Amnesty International joined 12 000 marchers in the World Pride parade in Toronto Our biggest concerns were sunburn dehydration and blistered feet Why did we march Because we can Because we couldn t not so long ago in Canadian history Because the lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex LGBTI community in many countries continues to march in the face of discrimination threats and violence Click here to continue reading Toronto regional meeting inspires Amnesty members by Elena Dumitu Regional Activism Coordinator On Saturday June 14th Amnesty International Toronto Organization AITO had its Regional Meeting and the day was a special one in very many ways The day featured a packed and varied agenda from workshops on a variety

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/events/members-take-action (2016-02-13)
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  • Amnesty International Book Club | Amnesty International Canada
    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 Events Members Take Action Writeathon Amnesty International Book Club AMNESTEA Yoga Day AGM Regional General Meetings Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto Past Events Amnesty International Book Club Join the Amnesty International Book Club A Book Club with a Twist Book clubs are popular because readers like to share their thoughts about the books they ve read and discuss the ideas or themes with other people What makes Amnesty International s Book Club so special is that after you have read the book you have the opportunity to take action to help other people in the same kind of situation you ve just read about in the book AND your reading will be informed by an insightful discussion guide specially prepared for Amnesty Book club members Awareness and Action a unique combination only Amnesty International s Book Club can offer It s free to join and every month you will receive The current month s book recommendation A discussion guide including background information and discussion questions An action case on a current human rights issue And notification of next month s book Author Nino Ricci introduces the Amnesty International

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/events/amnesty-international-book-club (2016-02-13)
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  • AMNESTEA | 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 Events Home Events Members Take Action Writeathon Amnesty International Book Club AMNESTEA Yoga Day AGM Regional General Meetings Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto Past Events AMNESTEA Photo by Christopher Fadden PUT THE WORLD TO RIGHTS OVER A CUP OF TEA It s fun and simple Hold an AMNESTEA party Anytime How about on your birthday anniversary Mother s Day or on a Friday to end a hard working week You can also choose to hold an AMNESTEA party on Amnesty s birthday on May 28 or any occasion to celebrate human rights like International Human Rights Day Anywhere You can hold your tea party at work or at home You can even make it a public event outdoors or at a community centre The possibilities are endless Always have Amnesty petitions available so you can get as many signatures as possible Pledge to raise 250 or more for Amnesty this spring and we will send you an AMNESTEA tea towel pictured left to raffle off to help increase your fundraising HERE S HOW TO START 1 Register now A password protected Personal Page will be created for you You can request a host kit when you register or download parts of it

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/events/amnestea (2016-02-13)
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  • Yoga Day | Amnesty International Canada
    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 Events Home Events Members Take Action Writeathon Amnesty International Book Club AMNESTEA Yoga Day AGM Regional General Meetings Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto Past Events Yoga Day Take a deep breath for human rights Join Yoga Day for Human Rights on April 26 2014 On April 26 2014 yoga studios schools workplaces and community centres nationwide will roll out yoga mats for one common purpose to raise money and awareness for Amnesty International s work to protect and promote human rights Join us for Amnesty International s Yoga Day for Human Rights and help raise money and awareness to build a more just and free world Register to hold an event or fundraise Find an event near you Here s how to start Set your schedule Dedicate one hour or a whole series of yoga classes to benefit Amnesty International s human rights work The duration of your event is up to you Set your goal decide how many people you d like to attract to the event and how much you plan to raise overall You can even encourage your participants to raise money using our online tool Promote your event and encourage participants to spread the word and find sponsors Provide sponsorship forms and postcard actions and have all participants sign the disclaimer form Mail in proceeds and sponsorship forms back to Amnesty International Questions Contact Hala AL Madi at yoga amnesty ca or 1 800 266 3789 HER LIFE IS AT RISK FOR PROTECTING THE AMAZON This is Laísa Santos Sampaio A mother of 8 and school teacher she is also a member of a women s

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/events/yoga-day (2016-02-13)
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  • AGM | Amnesty International Canada
    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 Events Home Events Members Take Action Writeathon Amnesty International Book Club AMNESTEA Yoga Day AGM Resolutions Regional General Meetings Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto Past Events AGM AGM 2016 Amnesty Canada s Annual General Meeting will be held on June 4 2016 at 1 00 Eastern time This will be a small meeting held in conjunction with a regular Board Meeting at the National Office in Ottawa Ontario The focus of the meeting will be on essential business of the organization such as approving the Branch s audited financial statements and appointing auditors for the next fiscal year There will be no subsidies available for travel to this AGM no guest speakers workshops or special events Every second year Amnesty members gather for a large AGM

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/events/agm (2016-02-13)
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  • Regional General Meetings | Amnesty International Canada
    Development Goals and Human Rights Death Penalty Support Abolition Death Penalty in 2013 Death Penalty in 2014 Death Penalty in Canada Health and Human Rights International Human Rights Principles Campaigns No More Stolen Sisters Kwe Standing With Our Sisters Open for Justice Stop Torture Stop Torture Act Stop Torture Learn Stop Torture Share 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 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 Events Home Events Members Take Action Writeathon Amnesty International Book Club AMNESTEA Yoga Day AGM Regional General Meetings Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto Past Events Regional General Meetings Regional General Meetings RGMs With such a large membership in such a geographically wide spread nation it

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/node/71353 (2016-02-13)
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  • Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto | Amnesty International Canada
    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 Events Home Events Members Take Action Writeathon Amnesty International Book Club AMNESTEA Yoga Day AGM Regional General Meetings Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto Past Events Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto 10th annual REEL AWARENESS Human Rights Film Festival Nov 19 to 22 and Special Anniversary Celebration on November 12th Amnesty International presents the 10th annual Reel Awareness Human Rights Film Festival screened exclusively at the Carlton Cinema from November 19 22 2015 The volunteer led festival features an international collection of critically acclaimed documentaries taking an unflinching look at human rights crises The festival is preceded a week earlier with a 10th anniversary reception and panel discussion titled Human Rights Through a Unique Lens at the Paintbox Bistro 555 Dundas Street East on Thursday November 12 The conversation will focus on film as a medium to further human rights Led by Toronto Star journalist Olivia Ward the panel features acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Shelley Saywell and film and television actress and producer Jennifer Podemski amongst others Buy tickets for November 12th http 10yearsofreel bpt me The Kickstarter funded film Frame by Frame opens the festival on Thursday November 19 This powerful documentary chronicles the life of four photographers in post Taliban Afghanistan where photography had been outlawed A story of both hope and despair Frame by Frame paints a picture

    Original URL path: http://www.amnesty.ca/events/reel-awareness-film-festival-toronto (2016-02-13)
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  • Past Events | Amnesty International Canada
    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 Events Home Events Members Take Action Writeathon Amnesty International Book Club AMNESTEA Yoga Day AGM Regional General Meetings Reel Awareness Film Festival Toronto Past Events Past Events If you d like to know about current events visit our Upcoming Events section Past Events Filter by Province Any Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Northwest Territories Nunavut Yukon February 11 2016 Toronto s Action Network for Women s Human Rights invites you to Have a Heart Support First Nations Children Toronto Ontario Learn more February 04 2016 A Syrian Love Story Ottawa Ontario Learn more February 03 2016 PeaceTalk on the Sustainable Development Goals Learn more February 02

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