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Amnesty International Canada

Site: Group 21 Burlington - Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone Toll Free 1-800-266-3789
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Primary Contact Wilf Ruland, Coordinator; Phone: 905-648-1296; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A branch of human rights advocacy organization
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations ; Fees - membership
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Works impartially to prevent violations of people's fundamental civil and political human rights by governments and opposition groups by participating in various campaigning and fundraising activities:  
* carries out letter writing programs, shows films and holds conferences that educate people about human rights issues  
* annual fundraising dinner each June 
Of special interest to the Burlington Amnesty group are: 
* the human rights situation in Colombia  
* rights of indigenous people in Canada (with a focus on the Amnesty Stolen Sisters campaign)  
* human rights abuses being committed by the People's Republic of China (including in Tibet)  
* actively campaigning for the release of Mr. Huseyin Celil, a Canadian citizen and Burlington resident, who has been sentenced to life in prison in China
Hours Meet fourth Mon of each month, Sep-Jun (except holidays) * contact for more information
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees Membership
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
St Christopher's Anglican Church (meeting location)
662 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7R 3M8
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Intersection Guelph Line and Woodward Ave
Mailing Address c/o Wilf Ruland 
766 Sulphur Springs Rd 
Dundas, ON L9H 5E3
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Human Rights
Service Categories International Human Rights Programs ; Political Action/Lobbying Groups ~ Human Rights Issues

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