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welcome to the homepage of the Amnesty International student chapter at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Our Next Meetings:

 

This Friday is our last day of our WITNESS/HIHR Hawai’i Human Rights & Fundamental Freedoms Spring Film Festival!
14 March: 5:30-8pm. UH Manoa Art Auditorium.
$5 General Admission, $3 students

Featured Friday Films:
Now is the Hardest Time
The Road to the Pineapple
The Price of Youth
If Hope Were Enough
Youth Interrupted
Raise the Roof
It's in Our Hands
For complete listing and schedule of films go to www.honoluluhipster.com or KaLeo

Legislative Day @ Capitol
Tabling Thursday 3/13 9-3pm. Help us spread information on Human Rights Advocacy in Hawaii! Email for more information on tabling.

 

News:

Come join the Amnesty International Chapter @ UH online at MySpace or Facebook. (Thanks Aleina)!

Our main themes this semester (so far) are human rights in Burma, Darfur, Torture, and Stopping violence against women.

Amnesty International

History:

Our first general meeting was on 22 September 2005. It included a short video about Amnesty International, and writing our first letter in support of human rights to demand the release of a student activist. We keep growing, and look forward to your involvement.

Links:

Other Amnesty International Chapters in Hawaii:

UHM AI Chapter President Aleina Hammonds is State Coordinator for Hawaii. We are happy to add contact information here for other AI chapters in the state:
 

Officers:

We are always looking for students, faculty and staff interested in helping to make a difference from officers to volunteers to help with our amnesty film festival or other efforts. If you are interested, please contact President Aleina Hammonds or our faculty advisor, Dr. Andrew Wertheimer. Thank you.

>> Last Updated: 10 March 2008.