Opening of Exhibition "Faces
Where: Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney.
When: Tuesday 10 December, 6:00-8:00pm (Exhibition will continue at Customs House till Sunday 15 December 2002)
Description: 10,000 photographs presented in new and original displays and celebrate refugees' human rights with Amnesty International
Contact: RSVP (essential): call 02. 9217 7670 or email:
Refugee Awareness Week
When: 9-12 December 2002
Where: American University, Cairo campus
Description: Various activities; usually start at 7 pm
Contact: Forced Migration & Refugee Studies, tel: 797-6626, fax: 797-6629,
Opening of Art Exhibition "Expressions
-- Paintings as Therapy"
When: 10 December, at 11h00 (opening); exhibit during 10-30 December 2002
Where: UNESCO Premises, Wadi Saqra, Amman
Contact: UNESCO Amman Office, Lina Khamis, e-mail: L.Khamis@unesco.org.jo
Human Rights Tour
When: 10 December
Where: provinces of Groningen/Friesland
Description: Amnesty International campaign on human rights violations in the Russian Federation
Contact: Amnesty International, regio Groningen & Friesland; Helen Meek,
tel. 050-3183590/06-2233152; Gerard van den Berg, tel. 06-41105384
Pravozashchitnyy Film Festival
When: 10 December (10-17 December)
Description: Human rights film festival in various cinemas in Moscow
Contact: Amnesty International, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Rights Day Panel: Protection
of Civilians in Armed Conflict
When: 10 December 2002, 10:30 - 12:30
Where: Ground Floor, Palais Wilson, Geneva
Description Panel discussion chaired by Professor George Abi Saab.
Speakers: Danielle Coquoz (ICRC), Dennis McNamara (UNHCR), Mona Rishmawi
(OHCHR). Followed by reception.
Contact: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Annick
Stevenson, OHCHR Spokesperson, e-mail: email@example.com
Public Perceptions of Government
Performance in South Africa
When: 10 December, 2:00 pm
Where: Cape Town Democracy Centre, 6 Spin Street Cape Town
Description: The second round of the South African version of the
Afrobarometer, a region-wide 15-country survey of attitudes toward democracy, citizenship, and governance has just been completed. The Public Opinion Service of Idasa (The Institute for Democracy in South Africa) will be releasing results from the South African study.
Contact: Thobani, tel: 021 467 5600, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Rights Day: A public meeting
When: 10 December, 7:30pm
Where: University of London Union, Malet St, WC1 London
Description: A day of events organised by Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers (CDAS) and Barbed Wire Britain, concerning: a. Justice in the yarlswood trial; b. Ahmadi family campaign; c. The ending of all benefits for in-country asylum applicants.
Contact: CDAS, tel: 07941 566 183 or e mail: email@example.com
"No safe place for Roma"
When: 10 December, 12:00-2.00pm
Where: Home Office, 50 Queen Annes Gate, London SW1H 9AT
Description: Public demonstration
Contact: Trans-European Roma Federation, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Rights Day Celebration: Science
and Human Rights
When: 10 December, 4:30-6:30 pm
Where: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Description: Science and human rights are inextricably linked, and science has made rich and lasting contributions to the promotion and protection of human rights. For 25 years, the Science and Human Rights Program of AAAS and Richard Claude have been working, individually and together, to put science in the service of human rights.
Contact: Jason Sanders, e-mail: email@example.com
Human Rights Day 2002: A Celebration of Community and Diversity
When: 10 December, 5:00-7:30 PM
Where: William Mitchell College of Law, Auditorium, 875 Summit Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota
Description: Silent auction to benefit Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights. Food and entertainment from local immigrant community.
Contact: Megan Powers at 612-341-3302 ext. 112, e-mail:
Presentation of petion on Congo to
Secretary of State Colin Powell
When: 10 December
Where: Washington D.C.
Description: Campaign by Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) calling on the U.S. government to intensify its diplomacy for peace in the Congo.
Contact: K. Larsen (UUSC), tel: +1 617 868-7102, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate International Human Rights Day
When: 10 December
Where: 4 - 7 p.m. EST on WRFG, 83.9 F.M, Atlanta, Georgia
Description: Human Rights Atlanta will sponsor a three-hour radio broadcast.
Webcast at: http://www.wrfg.org/home/home.asp
Contact: National Center for Human Rights Education, e-mail:
New Freedom Bus Tour. Enomic human
rights for all!
When: 10 November-10 December
Where: New York City, NY
Description: Final day of bus tour for unemployed and working families on this historic national bus tour to document and protest economic human rights violations caused by the US government and corporate America.
Contact: Kensington Welfare Rights Union, tel: (215) 203-1945, e-mail:
Combating AIDS: The Human Rights
When: 10 December, 3:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Massachusetts
Description: Workshops, dinner and key note address by Mary Robinson to commemorate Human Rights Day.
Contact: Amnesty International, tel: 617-623-0202, e-mail: