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Annual Amnesty International Auction
September 18 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date: Wednesday September 18th
Location: Debates Room, 2nd floor at Hart House, University of Toronto
7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
Time: 7 to 9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
You are invited to the 29th annual Amnesty International Auction co-sponsored by Toronto Groups 164, 50, 142 and the Amnesty International University of Toronto Chapter.
The Honourable Bob Rae will be the featured speaker. As the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to Myanmar, Mr. Rae wrote a Report last year regarding the Rohingya crisis.
Ti-Anna Wang will also be joining us as she and Mr. Rae address the topic: Human Rights Abuses – What can government and individuals do? Ti-Anna has been advocating for the release of her father, one of China’s oldest political prisoners serving a life sentence for his pro-democracy activism. Earlier this year she was issued a visa to visit her father but was then denied entry and forced to return to Canada without seeing him.
The evening includes a silent auction, featuring items such as: Stratford Festival theatre tickets, Buddies in Bad Times season passes, Toronto Maple Leaf tickets, a complete set of signed novels by best-selling author Terry Fallis, and much more. You are invited to check out what items are available at ai164auction.blogspot.ca. There will also be free appetizers and a cash bar.
Please contact Sheila Van Landeghem at email@example.com to get your tickets for this event. Cost is $20.
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