About Amnesty International in General:
From Amnesty USA.org:
"Amnesty International is dedicated to freeing prisoners of conscience,
gaining fair trials for political prisoners, ending torture, political
killings and 'disappearances,' and abolishing the
death penalty throughout the world..."
Amnesty was founded in 1961 and has over one million members across the globe.
About Amnesty International at the University of Kentucky
AIUK is a non-partisan
grassroots organization fighting for international
Our group organizes events
(demonstrations, forums, speakers, etc,) and
letter-writing campaigns to help stop human rights
abuses and raise awareness locally about these issues.
We meet Thursdays at 7:00pm in student center room 228.
Any and ALL are encouraged to be a part of AIUK!
if you are interested and
would like to have more information, feel free to email anyone on the contact page
or visit the sites on the links page for more information.
You can join AIUK's listserv by sending a blank email to: