Amnesty International

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Description

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for human rights. We are based on the belief that individuals working together in international solidarity can bring about real change.

 

At Lancaster University, our aim is to raise awareness of human rights issues amongst the student body through fundraising, lobbying and campaigning action. Previously we have had success by holding stalls in Alex Square, meeting with our local MP, creating a social media storm, devising role-playing scenes and hosting discussions with Amnesty speakers. We look forward to hearing what exciting campaign ideas you have this year!

 

Join us and be a part of over 100 groups across the UK, made up of thousands of student activists whose commitment, creativity, enthusiasm and hard work are celebrated internationally. There will be opportunities throughout the year to meet with other student activists, by visiting Amnesty HQ for the annual Student Conference, AGM and Action for Change events. These are great ways to meet fellow campaigners, share ideas and take action!

 

Current campaigns include:

  • Toxic Twitter
  • Modern Slavery
  • Freedom of expression across the globe

 

Meetings are held every Tuesday, 7pm in County Main seminar room 4. Anyone is welcome to attend. 

 

Email: amnesty@lancaster.ac.uk

Find us on social media!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LUAmnesty
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/LUAmnesty
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luamnesty/

Amnesty International website (lots of good campaigns, petitions etc.):

https://www.amnesty.org.uk

Terms and conditions

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By joining this group basic information such as name, email and date of birth will be made available to the organisers of the group. Next of Kin details may also be provided if part of the registration. Anonymised demographic information of the group’s membership will be used to improve activity but will not identify any individual.