Category Upcoming Events

WRITE-FOR-RIGHTS! Dec 10, 11am – 6pm @ 50 St Catherine’s O.

Please join AI Canada members and supporters on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 50 Ste-Catherine W. for our annual Write for Rights/Marathon d’Écriture event ! It’s the day to write support messages on lovely cards to prisoners or their families and/or to threatened communities, sharing your concern.    Our colleagues at Amnistie […]

‘THE CROSSING’ film screening, Nov 28, 7pm

On Monday, November 28th AI group 16  will be tabling at THE CROSSING. THE CROSSING (2015) by George Kurian travels land and sea with Syrian refugees who give a firsthand account of harrowing journeys to new countries and their feats of struggle and hope. The screening will take place at 7:00pm at Concordia University in Room H110, 1455 de Maisonneuve West. Montreal premiere with […]

Tabling @ “The Refugee Hotel”, Segal Theatre, Nov 13, 1pm

(OUR GROUP WILL BE TABLING AT THIS EVENT: NOV 5  20h, NOV 6  13h & 20h, & NOV 13  13h) Please feel free to invite your friends to come see this important play. It opened to only lukewarm reviews, but Rahul (the artistic director of Teesri Duniya director, with whom I’m on friendly terms) said […]

Montreal Activism Roundtable! This coming Saturday, Oct 29, 10:30-1:00pm

Get Active with Amnesty in Montreal this Fall!   Montreal Activism Roundtable We’re holding our first-ever Activism Roundtables across the country to discuss our upcoming campaigns and activism opportunities. Join us for the local roundtable in Montreal this Saturday, October 29th! When: Saturday, October 29th, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm    Where: McGill University SSMU Building Cafeteria (3600 rue […]

CP Film Screening: ‘Yallah! Underground’ (Nov 20, 7pm, Concordia Hall Bldg rm H-110)

Please join Cinema Politica Concordia & AI Group 16 for the screening of the film, Yallah! Underground !  This film provides an inspiring musical tour through the soundscapes of the Arab Revolution, where talented and brave artists create an alternative world! When?   Friday, November 20th, 7:00pm (film is 85min) Where?   Concordia U’s Hall Bldg (1455 […]

Speaker Alex Neve (sec. general of AI Canada), via Skype, Nov 15 @ 5pm (AI Grp 16 mthly mtg)

Winter is almost upon us!  But you can fight back the cold with your warm hearts, and attend our November monthly meeting! This November, on behalf of the East-Africa subgroup we are very happy to welcome this month’s speaker: Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada!  He will be speaking via Skype to us […]

Last Grp 16 meeting of the year! Speaker Marta Gomez, & a discussion on summer activism!

Hello! Sorry for getting this reminder so late, but our last meeting before September is this coming Sunday, May 24th! As this will be our last meeting for awhile, we will be discussing upcoming summer activities, possibilities for the upcoming year, and our end-of-year potluck dinner in June!  I will also have an update on […]

AI Monthly Meeting: Speaker Ehab Lotayf of the ECCD, Mar 15, 5pm

As spring approaches, so does our next monthly meeting!  This March, we are happy to welcome as our speaker Ehab Lotayf, chair of the Egyptian Canadian Coalition for Democracy (ECCD), who will be speaking about the organization and their work to help bring political, cultural, and religious freedoms to the country (more info about the […]

AI Concordia Seminar! Human Rights & Legal Studies (Feb 19th, 6-8pm @ Concordia)

Amnesty International Concordia is proud to present our first seminar of the year! The evening will feature a talk from our guest speaker Dr. Francois Larocque, who is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa. Amongst a long list of impressive accomplishments, Dr. Larcocque has clerked both at the Court of Appeal for […]

AI Central Mtl Meeting: Speaker Kyle Matthews, Jan 18th @ 5pm

Welcome to our first meeting of 2015! AI Group 16 (Central Mtl) is happy to welcome as our speaker Kyle Matthews, Senior Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies.  In the second half of our meeting, Kyle will lead a talk and discussion titled “Protecting Human Rights and Preventing Genocide in […]