We are the Southampton University Affiliated Amnesty International Student group. Amnesty International is an organisation which works independently and impartially to promote respect for all the rights set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Within the Southampton Amnesty group, we aim to raise awareness and money for a range of issues by organising events, fundraisers and campaigns.
This society aims to campaign against oppression, persecution and injustice. We are also committed to fundraising for human rights causes. However, passionate, it is a relaxed society open to new ideas and welcomes anyone interested to join! We meet weekly and our meetings can include discussing around a particular campaign or having human rights speakers talk. Past issues we have covered include; refugees, stop torture, the arms trade, LGBTQ+ rights and women's rights. Safe space policy: Our society is committed to creating a safe, tolerant, and inclusive environment. We encourage debate and expect all members to be able to discuss (non harmful) conflicting viewpoints respectfully. All members should use appropriate and respectful language when speaking, and respect others’ point of view when listening.

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Amnesty International this year are:

Eleanor Gurvidi
Events Officer
Cora Doano
President
Louisa Bradshaw
Secretary
Shanice Simpson
Social Secretary
Sascha Pare
Treasurer
Philippa Henderson Slater
Vice President

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Southampton University Amnesty International FREE01/10/2020 - 01/10/2021Amnesty International is a global movement around the world to secure the protection of human rights. At Southampton University our Amnesty Society focuses on local, regional and global campaigns to further promote and protect justice, freedom, truth and dignity.

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