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  1. Picutre of "Upholding Land Rights in Oaxaca" event information. Also fetaures images of the two speakers, Neftali Reyes and Salvador Martinez.

    Upholding Land Rights in Oaxaca, Mexico

    November 21 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. An image of amnesty International magazines with the headline saying "activist" on a table.

    Orientation Session for New Volunteers

    November 22 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Film Screening: The Girls of Meru

    November 22 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Poster for the movie the Penalty. It is split into three horizontal sections. The bottom section shows a man with his head in his hands looking upset. The middle section is a gaunt looking man getting his mug shot taken. The top frame shows a woman being interviewed with a microphone in front of her.

    Film Screening: “The Penalty”

    November 30 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. You Are Invited to Write For Rights!

    December 8 2018, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Human rights abuses in the Indonesian palm oil plantations.

For the past year, Amnesty International has been investigating one of the largest producers of palm oil in the world – Wilmar, based in Singapore – and the working practices on some of its Indonesian plantations and those of its suppliers which are amongst the biggest on earth. “We knew there were concerns but the fact that these abuses are so prevalent in a sector that has come in such much scrutiny and there were so much fan fair with some of the largest companies promising consumers delivering sustainable palm oil that ensuring that no exploitations end up in the products that you and I use on an everyday basis I was actually shocked at that”