Apr 28: Open up access to Papua vigil

Join Amnesty International and West Papua Action Auckland in a vigil calling on the Indonesian government to allow media and international observer access to Papua province.

Stand in solidarity  with the people of  Papua who are regularly the victims of  Indonesian security force and paramilitary abuses, due to this lack of international scrutiny..

Event time: 
Apr 28 2015 - 5:00pm
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May 28: Death and the Maiden

Newmarket Stage Company presents...

Death and the Maiden

… In association with Amnesty International.

This is a modern classic, a thriller of extraordinary power that embodies themes of torture and is about a former political prisoner who has been abused by her captors.

The production is directed by John Callen and stars New Zealand arts laureate George Henare with Tatiana Hotere and Edwin Wright.

Event time: 
May 28 2015 - 8:00pm to Jun 13 2015 - 10:00pm
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May 2: Karori Letter Writing

We’re a group writing letters that saves lives and sets prisoners of conscience free.

We’re committed to  ending grave human rights abuses through our activism and would love you to join us.

Please bring your own writing materials (either paper or electronic) . We’ll provide the cases and knowledge of best practice letter writing skills we’re keen to share.

Event time: 
May 2 2015 - 10:30am

May 9: Amnesty International Quiz Night

Come along for the annual quiz night hosted by the amazing Remuera Group.

You think you know general knowledge? Test yourself while raising funds for Amnesty International.

Form a team, or come along and be “teamed” on the night.

There are many prizes and raffles to be won.

Event time: 
May 9 2015 - 6:30pm
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May 3: Secret Policemans Ball 2015

Laugh yourself silly at one of the best stand-up showcases at the Festival.  The Secret Policeman’s Ball brings together some of the best kiwi and international comedy all under one roof and has the added feel good factor of supporting a great cause.

Celebrate freedom of expression, support Amnesty International and laugh ‘til you cry.

Event time: 
May 3 2015 - 7:00pm
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Apr 24: A final Toast to Gao Zhisheng

Birthday cake

Help mark the birthday of one of China’s bravest human rights defenders human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, with the Christchurch Regional Team

The team will be having coffee and cake to toast Zhisheng’s bravery. Come along and sign a birthday card in solidarity for him.

Event time: 
Apr 24 2015 - 5:30pm
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Write for rights 2012

Join Amnesty International members as they write letters that save lives and set Prisoners of Conscience free. Chat about human rights issues  in a relaxed environment with our human rights defenders.

Location: Poppita’s Cafe, 87 High Street, Leeston

Date: from 18 March

Time: 9 am- 10 am

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Apr 29 2015 - 10:00am
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