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Human Rights
Amnesty Hills Action Group- Trivia Night

Join Amnesty Hills Action Group for a Trivia night in support of Amnesty International Australia! Come along for an informal night of trivia fun with prizes, games, raffles and auctions! You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the Amnesty Hills Action Group and the work of Amnesty International Australia. Tickets are $25.00 with tables […]

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Gender and sexuality
Remembering Mhelody Polan Bruno – Brisbane

Mhelody Polan Bruno, a 25 year Filipina woman, was murdered last month in Wagga Wagga. Amnesty’s QLD LGBTQI+ Network will be meeting on 23rd November to remember her life and the lives of other trans people affected by violence across the world. The evening will consist of a candlelight vigil, guest speakers and a letter writing campaign.

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The Tasmanian Refuegee Group, volunteers and members of the public in front of the Welcome Refugee Tree
Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Hobart

Join Amnesty’s Refugee Rights Action Group for a Write for Rights stall on Parliament Lawns- taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world. Come along to learn more about Amnesty, the Tasmanian Action Groups, and take meaningful action!

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Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Merewether

Join Amnesty’s Newcastle Action Group for their Write for Rights event – taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world The Group will speak to the congregation and hand around Write for Rights materials for signing. Come along to learn more about the work of Amnesty, the Newcastle Action group and take […]

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Miles of Love
Gender and sexuality
Miles of Love- Planet Ally & Amnesty International

Debuting to global appeal in 2018 in Hong Kong, the Miles of Love 2019 Travel Advocacy Forum is making its first foray to Australia as well as Hong Kong and has chosen Adelaide to be the host Roadshow City in partnership with Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group! Get on Board Miles of Love with Planet Ally and Queer Amnesty International Adelaide […]

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Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Maitland

Join Amnesty’s Maitland Action Group for their Write for Rights event – taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world There will be a stall at Organic Feast, East Maitland for shoppers and others visiting the area to support this year’s campaign. Come along to learn more about the work of Amnesty, […]

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US President Donald Trump holds a defence sales chart with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House on 20 March 2018 in Washington DC.
Human Rights Middle East
Saudi Arabia: Categorising feminism, atheism, homosexuality as crimes exposes the Kingdom’s dangerous intolerance
13 November 2019 | 8:37 am

Responding to an official announcement and a promotional video published by Saudi Arabia’s state security agency which categorises feminism, homosexuality and atheism as ‘extremist ideas’, Heba Morayef, Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Director, said: “The Saudi state security agency’s announcement which labels feminism, atheism and homosexuality as extremist ideas punishable by jail and […]

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Indigenous rights Australia
Urgent, thorough and fully independent investigation needed into shooting of Walpiri man
11 November 2019 | 4:53 pm

Responding to the shooting death of a young Walpiri man by NT Police, Amnesty International Australia’s Rodney Dillon said: “Amnesty International was profoundly shocked and concerned to hear of the passing of the 19 year old Walpiri man in Yuendumu on Saturday night. We send our deepest condolences to the family and can’t imagine the […]

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Human Rights Australia
Submission: Free & Equal – An Australian Conversation on Human Rights
11 November 2019 | 4:14 pm

Amnesty International welcomes the opportunity to provide this submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s project on ‘Free and Equal: an Australian conversation on human rights’. Read our submission here. We believe that overarching human rights protection – such as a human rights act or charter – is the best way to protect, promote and […]

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LGBTQI rights North America
Good news: Alejandra is free!
8 November 2019 | 5:26 pm

Alejandra, a transgender Salvadorian activist held in immigration detention in the United States, was released on 6 September 2019. What happened? Alejandra fought for transgender rights for more than a decade in El Salvador. She was forced to flee to the United States after repeated attacks by a criminal gang, as well as abuses by […]

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