India: Democracy = Human Rights?

india_dec1Join us for a panel discussion ~ organized jointly with AID Pittsburgh

Does democracy give a voice to poor people, women and ethnic minorities in India and other developing countries?

Dr. Robert M. Hayden (University of Pittsburgh, Department of Anthropology and Graduate Schools of Law and Public & International Affairs)
Pavithra Tantrigoda (Carnegie Mellon University, Literary and Cultural Studies)

Wednesday, October 15, 7pm

University of Pittsburgh, Allen Hall, Room 321, 3941 O’Hara St

Light refreshments will be served


Monday – August 11 – Annual Picnic!!


No monthly meeting next Monday August 11 since it is time for the Amnesty Int’l Pittsburgh *Annual Picnic!* Starts at 6 pm. Bring some food, drink (adult beverages welcome) or just yourself! Oakland area.
This is always a fun time to chill out and take a break from a long year of working on human rights issues.
Members of all Pittsburgh groups are welcome!!

Email Chris at for directions.funny-alpaca-pun-picnic

“Politically Incorrect” Human Rights-themed Art Show

Hosted by Brady & crew at ArtForm Gallery in Lower Burrell, PA.  Thanks, Brady!!
Opening night: Saturday, March 1, 7pm

Amnesty Group 39 will have letters and petitions available at the event. Proceeds benefit Amnesty International Group 39 and Brother’s Brother.

Join us on Saturday March 1st at 7 pm for the opening of an art exhibition dedicated dedicated to making a change. “Politically Incorrect” will explore the sociopolitical landscape of human rights; highlighting triumphs and successes and exposing injustices and inequality.

All proceeds from artwork sold will be donated to Amnesty International Local Group 39 and the Brother’s Brother Foundation; two human rights focused charities committed to making the world a better place. We will also be holding a food drive for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank so if you have any canned goods to donate it would be greatly appreciated.

The evening will also feature the beautiful and lively musical stylings of Geña!


ARTISTS INCLUDE: Seth LeibowitzZiggy Sawdust, Rachel Dawn Renaudin, Danielle Robinson, Michelle DuToit Nortier, Billy Pilgrim, Beth McClone, Natiq, Lusky, David Turner, Matt Miller, Matt Gondek, Pierce Marratto, Kara ZuZu, Kyle Anthony Adams, Todd Pinkham, Donnie Toomer, Abby Diamond, Abby Bunnell, Alisa Jacobson, Casey Worthing, John Shook, Hope Keshavarz, Christian Miller, Tyler David Rahl

ArtFmarch1orm Gallery, 2603 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA  15068

For more information, email Amnesty Pittsburgh: or contact the Gallery at 724-212-3153