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  • Vacancy National Student Groups Coordinator

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    Amnesty International the Netherlands has thirteen active Amnesty Student Groups spread across the country.

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  • coronavirus

    Coronavirus & Human Rights

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    The coronavirus (COVID-19) has suddenly turned the world of many people upside down. These are difficult times for all of…

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  • Enrol in the free Masterclass Online Course

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    We would like to offer you the ‘Amnesty Masterclass Online Course’. This course has been developed specifically to complement the…

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  • Sign the petition against Child Marriage

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    Paras from Pakistan was only 14 years old when she was married off to her cousin. Her new husband treated…

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  • Nigerian activist Moses Akatugba in the Netherlands

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    Five years ago, during the Write for Rights, thousands of people all over the world took action for Moses…

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  • Stand up for the Rule of Law: Amnesty meet-up 27 November

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    Amnesty meet-up + drinks for students ‘Authoritarianism and Illiberalism on the Rise’ 27 November 17.00-19.30 Roeterseilandcampus…

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  • Being an intern at Amnesty’s Education Team

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    It was only three weeks ago that I first set foot inside of Amnesty’s office. I would walk by this…

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  • Morocco Summer Youth Camp 2019

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    Last week the annual Amnesty International Youth Camp took place in Marrakesh with 40 young people from Norway, Belgium, Italy,…

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  • Meet our festival volunteer Eli!

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    While most of you are probably enjoying a well-deserved summer holiday, Amnesty is still fighting ‘The bad guys’! However, we…

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  • Juke on a mission in Budapest Part 4: one fine summer’s day

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    After having been a human rights educator at Amnesty the Netherlands for nine years, our colleague Juke Fluitsma joined the…

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  • De Zweedse klimaatactivist Greta Thunberg heeft Amnesty's Ambassador of Conscience award 2019 gewonnen

    We present you our Ambassador of Conscience 2019: climate activist Greta Thunberg

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    Climate change activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement of school-children have been honoured with Amnesty International’s Ambassador…

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  • Ready for some action? Kom naar Checkpoint Changemakers!

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    In het weekend van 20-22 september organiseert Amnesty Nederland hét actieweekend voor jongeren tussen 16 en 21 jaar. Tijdens Checkpoint…

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  • Wanna be our new National Student Groups Coordinator?

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    We currently have a vacancy for a National Student Groups Coordinator! Amnesty International the Netherlands (AINL) has eleven active, creative…

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  • De iconische foto van de demonstrant die in zijn eentje de tanks tegenhield op het Tiananmenplein

    The 30-year anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre

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    4 June 2019 marks the 30-year anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre in Beijing, violently ending student-led protests calling for basic…

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  • Raise your voice for human rights in Europe

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    On the 23th of May it’s time to vote for the European elections. This is the time European voters can…

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  • AISU on a mission in Hungary

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    We the board of Amnesty Student Group Utrecht (AISU), were given the opportunity to help organise the first international…

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  • Upcoming Human Rights Meetups

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    Amnesty the Netherlands organises so called Human Rights Meetups a few times a year. On the 15th of May the…

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  • YOUth ACT- A youth conference focusing on human rights and social justice

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    The Amsterdam-based student teams of Amnesty and UNICEF have united forces to host a youth conference “YOUth ACT”. During…

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  • Juke on a mission part 3: “You have the right to know”

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    They were everywhere, Juncker and Soros, their grinning faces on huge billboards along the high way, on posters at bus…

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  • Meet the activists at the Movies that Matter festival

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    When in October 2015 a 10,5 per cent increase of tuition fees was announced at Witwatersrand (Wits) University in Johannesburg…

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  • Juke on a mission in Budapest Part 2: Amnesty Freedom Clubs

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    It took three consecutive weekends of travelling on sweltering hot busses and packed trains for hours on end to the…

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  • Iman al-Nafjan, Aziza al-Youssef en Ruqayyah al-Mhareb, die opkwamen voor de rechten van vrouwen zijn in Saudi-Arabië vrijgelaten Loujain al-Hathloul, Nassima al-Sada en Samar Badawi zitten nog vast.

    Torture and sexual intimidation in Saudi Arabian prisons

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    At least ten female human rights activists are being held and tortured in Saudi Arabian prisons since May 2018. New…

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  • Juke on a mission in Budapest: Brave Hungarians

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    In this first of a series of blogs, she shares her experiences with (student) activism in the country of Goullash, thermal baths, Orbán.

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  • Last Masterclass of the year

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    Saturday 1 December we had 35 students in our office for the Masterclass ‘Write for rights 2018: Who run…

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  • Kicking off the Write for Rights with Zunar!

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    The biggest Amnesty action has to be the Write for Rights. Every year the Write for Rights starts on 20…

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  • Join an Amnesty Masterclass for students!

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    Amnesty International offers free Masterclasses for students about human rights in practice. Each time we discuss a different specific human…

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  • From red to pink: LGBTI Rights in China

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    Ever since president Xi Jinping came to power, the human rights situation in China has deteriorated.

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  • Discussing the human rights situation in Brazil

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    The highly controversial politician Jair Messias Bolsonaro won the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil. Bolsonaro got 46% of the votes.

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  • Saturday, education training time!

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    Good news for all the students of primary schools, high schools, MBO and HBO: there are new, freshly trained guest…

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  • Annelie was there: The Masterclass Poland!

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    Last week was the first Saturday Masterclass of the season. The director of Amnesty Poland, Draginja Nadazdin, was present to…

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  • We are hiring!

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    Yes! We have a new vacancy for a volunteer! Interested? Check it out!…

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  • Checkpoint Changemakers: what a weekend!

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    This Friday was a real ‘friyay’ for us. It was the start of Checkpoint Changemakers in Tilburg, the youth weekend…

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  • Meet a real-life LGBTI-activist from Poland!

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    On 6 October we are organizing a masterclass about the human Rights situation in Poland. In addition to three interesting…

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  • Take action for Women’s Rights Activists!

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    On 4 October Amnesty will protest against the imprisonment of women’s rights activists from Saudi-Arabia. Women in Saudi-Arabia are now…

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  • Masterclass ‘the Right to Protest’

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    Last week we had our first Masterclass of the new study year. Together with 45 students we discussed the…

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  • Poland: the Power of the Street

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    Poland was, as expected, recently suspended as a member of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENJC). The…

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  • International Youth Camp Morocco 2018

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    From 1 till 6 September the 20th edition of the International Youth Camp Morocco took place in Marrakech. Two of…

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  • I survived my first week as an intern!

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    Hi, my name is Annelie and I’m the new intern at the education department of Amnesty International. I was able…

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  • Stagiair(e) gezocht voor 10 december: De schrijfmarathon

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    Zoek je een interessante stageplaats in een dynamische werkomgeving? Interesseer jij je in mensenrechten en wil je werken aan onze Schrijfmarathon?

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  • Book presentation: ‘The Killing Season’

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    On June 26th, 2018 an outstanding study on the human rights violations in Indonesia in 1965-66 will be presented in…

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  • Students in action for democracy in Hungary

    Last masterclass of the season

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    Spend your free Saturday visiting a masterclass? That sure doesn’t sound very student-like. Nonetheless, me and about 50 other students…

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  • Amnesty International Studentgroup Amsterdam

    Are you our new National Coordinator Student Groups?

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    We are looking for a National Coordinator Student Groups (Volunteer position), for around 8-10 hours a month. Amnesty International the…

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  • Masterclass SPIL

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    On 8 May we had study association SPIL from Leiden over for a Masterclass in our office. Together with our…

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  • Maak het verschil, check in and become a changemaker!

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    “This was it! Een aaneenschakeling van leerrijke, mooie, motiverende momenten, tussen de inspirerende gesprekken heen.” Op 28 september gaat…

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  • What is going on in Illiberal democracy Hungary?

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    In July 2014, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán gave what has come to be known as his “illiberal democracy” speech in Băile Tuşnad, Romania.

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  • Communicatie stagiair op de Educatie-afdeling

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    Wij zoeken voor onze afdeling Educatie een Communicatie stagiair.

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  • Solidariteitsactie van Amnesty Nederland voor collega's in Hongarije

    We stand with the people of Hungary

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    Human rights defenders in Hungary badly need our solidarity. They are under great pressure since the Fidesz Party of Prime…

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  • Masterclass HURICAP

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    On the 9th of March some students from the Faculty Association EOS from the VU came over for a Masterclass.

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  • Masterclass Leeuwarden

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    Last week we went all the way to the Thorbecke Academy in Leeuwarden for a masterclass. Together with students studying…

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  • A successful first masterclass of the year!

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    On 16 February we had a group of 50 future anthropologists from study association Djembé in our Amnesty house for…

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  • Azza Soliman

    Workshop A Struggle for Peace

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    Want to know more about the limitations of knowledge, identity and power? Come to the congress ‘A Struggle for Peace’…

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  • Instagram for students!

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    Yeah Instagram!…

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  • Masterclass China en mensenrechten

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    Afgelopen vrijdag hadden we een kleine 40 studenten in huis voor alweer een masterclass. Ditmaal spraken we over shrinking space,…

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  • HKU en HvA studenten in Amnesty Huis voor studiepunt

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    Deze week stond het Amnesty Huis bol van de studenten. Er waren namelijk verschillende activiteiten om een studiepunt te halen!…

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  • Masterclass Mensenrechten in Egypte drukbezocht!

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    Studenten, studenten, ze krijgen geen genoeg van ons. Vrijdag waren er 60 in huis voor de Masterclass Human Rights in…

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  • Nederlandse studenten in Marrakech voor Amnesty Youth Camp!

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    Vorige week vond het jaarlijkse Youth Camp plaats in Marrakech georganiseerd door Amnesty Marokko. Het kamp werd voor de 19e…

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  • Esther Kiobel uit Nigeria te gast tijdens de laatste masterclass voor studenten van dit collegejaar

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    Afgelopen vrijdag vond de laatste masterclass van dit collegejaar plaats in het Amnesty Huis. Het thema was ‘Business &…

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  • Masterclass Amnesty

    Masterclass Rusland in Amnesty Huis

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    Afgelopen zaterdag op 20 mei bezochten 28 enthousiaste studenten het Amnesty Huis in Amsterdam om een Masterclass over mensenrechten in…

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