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Date & Time March 1, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
Amnesty International

Immigrant Detention in the U.S.

Tufts Amnesty International will be convening a panel of experts to discuss the human rights violations occurring within American immigration detention facilities. While the news cycle periodically includes some of the most egregious violations occurring in detention, basic, sustained human rights violations occur continuously in these facilities without eliciting widespread public outcry.

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Date & Time December 7, 2020 6:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
Amnesty International

Keep Saray Home Film Screening

Join Tufts Amnesty International in an online screening of the documentary film Keep Saray at Home. Stay tuned after the screening to meet the filmmaker! The club will be hosting a brief Q&A session with the filmmaker and a documentary participant.

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Date & Time March 5, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Barnum 104
Program
Amnesty International

Period. End of Sentence. Film Screening & Discussion

On Thursday, March 5th, join Tufts Amnesty International, Period at Tufts, WHEN Alliance, International Club, Project SHARE, and Leonard Carmichael Society to watch an Oscar-winning short documentary, "Period. End of Sentence." The event will start at 7:30 p.m. in Barnum 104, and will be followed by a guided discussion about the global effects of period stigma. Hope to see you there!

 

RSVP here.

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Date & Time January 30, 2020 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Miner 112
Program
Amnesty International

Tufts Amnesty International GIM

Amnesty International is the world’s largest human rights organization. Tufts Amnesty holds weekly meetings to discuss issues ranging on everything from gun violence to the illegal use of electroshock therapy in Massachusetts. We also host a variety of fun events on campus to promote awareness of international human rights abuses to the Tufts community.

Come to Amnesty’s GIM for info on the work Tufts Amnesty does on campus and our plans for this semester!

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Date & Time November 21, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Crane Room, Paige Hall
Program
Amnesty International

Guantanamo: Who, What, Why

Tufts Amnesty International in collaboration with Tufts University Prison Initiative of Tisch College and ALLIES will be hosting a discussion with Dr Stephen Soldz on the history of Guantanamo prison and of the interrogations and trials that occurred and are taking place there.    

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Date & Time November 14, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Miner 112
Program
Amnesty International

Criminal Justice and Policing

Tufts Amnesty International in collaboration with Tufts University Prison Initiative and ALLIES will be hosting a discussion with Tufts Professor David Art on criminal justice and policing. 

David Art's field is comparative politics, with a regional focus on Europe. Professor Art's research interests include extremist political parties and movements, the politics of history and memory, and comparative historical analysis in the social sciences.

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Date & Time October 17, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Campus Center
Program
Amnesty International

Write for Rights: AmnesTEA pt. 2

Your words have power. Through the power of collective action, writing letters can convince government officials to help people whose basic human rights are being attacked.

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Date & Time October 16, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Campus Center
Program
Amnesty International

Write for Rights: AmnesTEA pt. 1

Your words have power. Through the power of collective action, writing letters can convince government officials to help people whose basic human rights are being attacked.

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Date & Time September 5, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Miner 112
Program
Amnesty International

Tufts Amnesty International GIM

Are you interested in learning more about the Tufts chapter of Amnesty International? Were you part of the club last year and want to come support new members?

Come to our GIM this Thursday evening at 7:30pm in Miner 112!

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Date & Time April 12, 2019 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Location
Hotung Cafe
Program
Amnesty International

Jamnesty! Music for Human Rights Concert

On Friday, April 12th, swing by Hotung in the Campus Center from 9-11pm to hear live performances, enjoy free food, win prizes, and sign letters advocating for victims of human rights abuses! There will be performances by Tufts bands, Gam Solub, Burst into Dames, and the Blank Quartet. Everyone who signs a letter is entered into a free raffle with the chance to win Tufts merchandise, a Bose bluetooth speaker, and more!

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