Amnesty International

Tufts Amnesty: Immigration Detention in the U.S. by Ellie Murphy

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Tufts Amnesty: Immigration Detention in the U.S. by Ellie Murphy Jun 02

ICE and border security were some of the focal points of U.S. domestic policy under the previous administration. What can we expect under the Biden Administration? What is the status of efforts to help families separated at the border? These were some of the questions asked at an event with Tufts chapter of Amnesty International and two immigration lawyers this semester.

Dec 10

Human Rights Day! by Nicci Mattey (A’21) and Ellen Murphy (A’22)

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December 10th is Human Rights Day! Human Rights Day recognizes the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and its profound impact of setting human rights as an international standard.

Jan 10

Tufts Amnesty International Seeks Answers on Guantánamo by Nicci Mattey (A’22)

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On Thursday, November 21, Tufts Amnesty International hosted its second event in a series of lectures on international human rights, entitled “Guantánamo: Who, What, Why”?

Nov 11

AmnesTEA & Write for Rights by Leah Yohannes (A’21)

by jtijssen

On October 16th and 17th, Tufts Amnesty International hosted, AmnesTEA, an event organized to promote Amnesty USA’s “Write for Rights Campaign.” The idea behind AmnesTea is simple: get some people together, put the kettle on and raise money for Amnesty International’s human rights work around the world.

May 21

Build a Longer Table by Saira Madarasmi (A’21)

by tuftsigl

This spring, the Tufts chapter of Amnesty International held its Build a Longer Table Event, a lunch for ten local refugee families and their children, in the Remis Sculpture Court of the Aidekman Arts Center.

May 15

Jamnesty! 2019 by Saira Madarasim (A’21)

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On Friday April 12th, Tufts students gathered in Hotung Cafe to listen to some great tunes and advocate for human rights at the Tufts Amnesty International Chapter’s annual Jamnesty!

Jan 04

Sexual Violence in Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis: Film Screening and Conversation By Adriana Pappas

by tuftsigl

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and violence.

Dec 03

End Gun Violence: A Speaker Panel Curated by Tufts Democrats and Tufts Amnesty International by Adriana Pappas (A’22)

by jtijssen

According to Amnesty USA, “more than 30,000 men, women, and children are killed with guns each year in the United States.” Amnesty USA views the gun violence rampant in our country as an epidemic and a human rights crisis.

Nov 29

Amnesty International Northeast Regional Conference by Adriana Pappas (A'22)

by jtijssen

On Saturday October 27th, Tufts AmnestyInternationalhad the opportunity to attend the Amnesty International Northeast Regional Conference(NERC). This annual event draws together human rights advocates from around New England to engage withpressing human rightsissuesand grapple with potential solutions.

May 31

Jamnesty! Music for Human Rights 2018 by Driston Galvao and Jared Cohn

by tuftsigl

In April, Tufts Amnesty International hosted its annual Jamnesty! Music for Human Rights concert. The event was designed to celebrate the year’s human rights achievements as well as to highlight and take action on additional Amnesty campaigns.

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