Friday, January 21, 2005

Upcoming Events of Interest

Upcoming Chats on Amnesty International

Tuesday, January 25, 2005 -- all day

Opposition to the Death Penalty: States Leading the Way

More than 40 state legislatures convene in January for the start of the 2005 legislative session. Find out how state legislatures are leading the opposition to the death penalty and what you can do to get involved in the fight by participating in the Moving Ideas Network and Amnesty International online chat.

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January, 31 2005 - all day

Taking 'Stock' of Corporate Behavior: Using shareholder activism to promote and defend human rights.

Since the 1970s, shareholders have used their power as stock owners to press companies for change on a wide range of human rights issues. These issues have included doing business under repressive regimes (such as apartheid South Africa or military ruled Burma); corporate use of security forces (as has occurred in Nigeria and Indonesia); and poor working conditions in factories.

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