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Welcome to the Official Website of Amnesty International Rhode Island!  Your complete source for all things Amnesty International across the Ocean State.  Designed to give you the resources to succeed as an Amnesty International group or individual activist, this website provides easy access to event updates, resources, group descriptions, and contact information.  We sincerely look forward to working with you at Amnesty International Rhode Island. 

RELEASED-Mikalai Statkevich – Belarus

Mikalai Statkevich our Prisoner of Conscience in Belarus has been released!

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DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition

Amnesty event in Providence on September 10, 2015: 4 – 7pm at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs, 111 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02912-1970.  We are thrilled to co-host with Brown University the exhibition DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition, which features the work of acclaimed photographer Dana Gluckstein and focuses on portraits of … Continue reading DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition

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group 49 Jun Newsletter

group 49 June 2015 newsletter released,  1)  Mikalai Statkevich, new plans   2) Discussion  Arzhang Davoodi   3) News about AI movement   4) change write-a-thon date ?   5) 20 min letters  for Davoodi,  Statkevich,  Urgent Actions: MYANMAR: WRITER HTIN LIN OO, MOROCCO: JAIL TERM FOR PRESS FREEDOM ADVOCATE, RUSSIA: DEFENDER SUBJECTED TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE, IRAN:  HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER NARGES … Continue reading group 49 Jun Newsletter

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group 49 May Newsletter

Group 49 May 2015 newsletter released,  Brief discussions of 1. Sabeen Muhmud 2. Arzhang Davoodi’s case 3. Mikalay Statkevich 4. Baltimore, etc., 5. US Senate Torture report, write 10 minute letters, Good News:  China, Sudan, USA, Cameroon and Urgent Actions: Russia, Israel, DRC, China, previously for Good News:  China – 5 women released on bail: Wei Tingting, Wang Man, … Continue reading group 49 May Newsletter

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Group 49 Apr newsletter

AI Group 49 April Newsletter: 1.  Report from  Amnesty International’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). 2) Report on Iranian POC, Arzhang Davoodi. 3) Report on POC Belarus, Mikalai Statkevich. 4) Follow-up on conference with  Terry Rockefeller. more-Arzhang Davoodi, Good News,Urgent Actions-Oman – Saeed Jaddad, Russia – Elena Klimova, Mexico – Rodrigo Higuera Zogaib China – Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Li Tingting , Zheng Churan, … Continue reading Group 49 Apr newsletter

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Group 49 March Newsletter

AI Group 49 March Newsletter: 1. Arzhang Davoodi, Iranian prisoner of conscience  2. Mikalai Statkevich in Belarus, 3. Amnesty future priorities  4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  5. GOOD NEWS  6. Urgent Actions:  Iran- Atena Farghadani  Egypt – “Shawkan” Mahmoud Abu Zied Israel – Abdallah Abu Rahma Saudi Arabia – Raif Badawi  There were two items in the ‘GOOD NEWS’ section.  

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Group 49 Feb Newsletter

AI Group 49 February Newsletter: 1. Arzhang Davoodi, Iranian prisoner of conscience  2. Mikalai Statkevich in Belarus, 3. Amnesty future priorities  4.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  5. GOOD NEWS  6. Urgent Actions: Saudi Arabia- Raif Badawi  South Sudan- Reverend Yat Michael, Reverend Peter Yen, Iran- Saman Naseem, USA – Albert Woodfox.  There were three items in the ‘GOOD NEWS’ section.

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Group 49 Jan 2015 newsletter

January 2015 newsletter: 1.Teasurer’s Report 2. Review Writeathon 3. Expression of appreciation for our Guest Speakers,Clement and Aline Shabani. 4 Developments within Amnesty International. 4. Prisoner of Conscience in Belarus, Mikalai Statkevich. 5. Prisoner of Conscience in Iran, Arzhang Davoodi. Urgent Actions on: Saudi Arabia –Raif Badawi, Myanmar- Daw Naw Ohn Hla, Daw Sein Htwe,U … Continue reading Group 49 Jan 2015 newsletter

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2014 Write-a-thon & group 49 Dec. Newsletter

AI group 49 Write-a-thon & December 2014 newsletter Write-a-thon: Sunday, December 14 th , 1 – 5 pm, First Unitarian Church Write a Letter, Change a Life: Sign up for Write for Rights 2014! Location: The Parish House of the First Unitarian Church, corner of Benefit and Benevolent Streets is behind the church with a … Continue reading 2014 Write-a-thon & group 49 Dec. Newsletter

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AI group 49 November newsletter

Providence Group 49 November Newsletter released:   Brief report on recent Northeast Regional Conference.  Preparation for meeting with Congressman David Cicilline.  Planning for the Write-a-thon (“Write For Rights”):  Discussion of cases for Write-a-thon, and other preparations.Work for Arzhang Davoodi and Mykalai Statkevich, long-term prisoners of conscience (POC). Urgent Actions in this newsletter: Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi, newspaper editor … Continue reading AI group 49 November newsletter

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AI group 49 October newsletter

Providence group 49 newsletter released  Organize for Prisoner of Conscience in Belarus, Mikalai Statkevich .Discussion to help Iranian Prisoner of Conscience Arzhang Davoodi.Planning Write-a-thon 2014: discuss guest speaker, Upcoming events: 1. Saturday, October 25: Amnesty International Northeast Regional Conference, at Boston University. Contact Northeast Regional Field Organizer, Cynthia Gabriel: cgabriel@aiusa.org Inspiring talks, informative programs,opportunity to help set Amnesty … Continue reading AI group 49 October newsletter

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Providence group 49 September newsletter

Providence group 49 newsletter released A resolution will be introduced this fall to make the Write-A-Thon an annual signature event for AIUSA. Our Write-a-thon will be on Sunday afternoon, December 14.  Reports on China-(positive!), Syria, Cambodia, Qatar, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Mexico.  We will discuss the following:   1. A resolution will be introduced this fall to make the … Continue reading Providence group 49 September newsletter

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