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Amnesty International Essex Society



Amnesty Essex is part of Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization focusing on human rights. By joining our society, you will join the amazing Amnesty Family!


What does Amnesty International do?

Amnesty International is an organization founded in 1961 to defend and promote Human Rights. Today, Amnesty is the world’s largest human rights organization with millions of members and supporters. They all endorse the vision of a world in which every person enjoys all human rights. Amnesty International investigates and exposes the facts whenever and wherever abuses happen;  lobbies governments, and other influential groups such as companies, ensuring they keep their promises and respect international law. 

Amnesty mobilizes millions of supporters around the world to campaign for change and to stand in defense of activists on the frontline. So, why not be one of them?


What does Amnesty Essex do?

Amnesty Essex holds regular fundraising events and debates throughout the year and invites guest speakers for informative talks. 

We want to raise awareness of diverse human rights issues, such as women's rights, racism, global warming, migration, and human trafficking... Our goal is to make a difference both on campus and in the world.

You can join our weekly meetings and come to our socials to have some fun and meet other members!

For only £5, you can have fun, enhance your knowledge of human rights, and campaign for causes you truly believe in.

Together, let’s fight for Human Rights!

Don’t wait, join us!


Contact us: @amnestyessex on Instagram

To join our WhatsApp group, please DM us on Instagram!



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Amnesty International Elections 2023/24

These are the annual elections to decide who will lead your society into the next academic year. Please note that all who are elected will assume their roles as of 18th Dec.

2 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 09:00 on Monday 4 December 2023 (in 3 days and 0 hours)

The polls open at 09:00 on Wednesday 6 December 2023 (in 5 days and 0 hours)

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