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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. 

Providence Group 49 July newsletter

Group 49 July 2014 newsletter released,  Successes: We joyfully celebrate four great human rights victories. Three Prisoners of Conscience have been released: Ales Bialiatski in Belarus, Nabeel Rajab in Bahrain, and Dhondup Wangchen in Tibet. We were involved with two of these cases: … Continue reading

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Providence Group 49 June newsletter

Group 49 June 2014 newsletter released, UAE, Egypt, Venezuela, Colombia, prisoners of conscience Arzhang Davoodi and Ales Bialiatsky,  legislative issues before Congress,the USA Freedom Act.   We will discuss this issue, and the role of Group 49, in its present … Continue reading

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Providence Group 49 May newsletter

Group 49 May 2014 newsletter released, CAR, Saudi Arabia, Oklahoma, Iran, Honduras, victory in Paraguay.   Continue POC’s Ales Bialiatski, Arzhang Davoodi,  10 minute letter writing to Sec. of State John Kerry re ethnic cleansing in the Central African Republic. … Continue reading

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Providence Group 49 April Newsletter

Group 49 Aril 2014 newsletter released,  Appeals for Turkey, China, Iran, Venezuela. Agenda items for the meeting include the report from the AGM, lobbying issues of surveillance, transparency and oversight from Congress, recent POC Ales Bialiatski in Belarus.  Sample letter for … Continue reading

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Providence Group 49 Feb 2014 newsletter

Group 49 Feb 2014 newsletter released,  Appeals for Myanmar, Iran, Honduras. Planning of AIUSA work for 2014; discussion of campaign priorities. Amnesty group members may offer suggestions and feedback regarding priorities for campaigns, programs, and work in 2014, in linewith the commitment … Continue reading

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Providence Group 49 Jan 2014 newsletter

The Group 49 January newsletter  released, Write-a-thon mailed 548 appeals, 332 overseas, 216 domestic.  There was event coverage by the Providence Journal.  In this newsletter, appeals for USA, Uganda, Egypt, Central African Republic. To receive Group 49′s newsletter in a monthly … Continue reading

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Amnesty International USA Honors Nelson Mandela

  Amnesty International USA Honors Nelson Mandela The Human Rights Movement Owes “a Debt of Gratitude” to Nelson Mandela Contact: Carol Gregory, cgregory@aiusa.org, 202-675-8759, @AIUSAmedia (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Responding to the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s death, Amnesty International paid tribute today to one … Continue reading

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Providence group 49 December newsletter

The Group 49 December newsletter  is released.  In it there is news of upcoming Global 2013 Write-a-thon for rights, report on meeting with Rhode Island’s Senator Jack Reed, information for appeals for women in Afghanistan and refugees in Syria.To receive … Continue reading

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AI Write-a-thon 2013 Providence- Postponed to Dec. 29th

Write-a-thon is  postponed to Dec. 29th.   It is really treacherous — the streets are extremely icy.  Take care This December, take part in a giant effort across the world – the 2013 Global Write-a-thon for Rights;  held by hundreds of … Continue reading

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Providence group 49 November newsletter

The Group 49 November newsletter  is released.  In it there is news of the release of Prisoner of Conscience Dzmitser Dashkevich, information of the USA Freedom Act a surveillance reform act and 3 AI cases, a Quatari doctor held and … Continue reading

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