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May Pop-up Write for Rights Event

May 24, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

#Beneaththesurface. Microsoft Surface may contain child labour.
#Beneaththesurface. Microsoft Surface may contain child labour.
#Beneaththesurface. Microsoft Surface may contain child labour.

The AITO Business & Human Rights & Indigenous Rights Group invites you to  A Pop-up Write for Rights event.

What portable devices do you use? You might already know that they run on lithium batteries that use a metal called cobalt. This is mined often in horrendous conditions for both children and adults. Some of the main companies complicit in these human rights abuses have started to do their due diligence (e.g. Apple, Samsung) and to find out if their supply chains are endangering lives. They have agreed to help fix the problems. But Microsoft has done nothing, or nothing that is visible. Amnesty is targeting them in this ongoing campaign.

Drop in to

  • Write a letter, poem, song
    Create 2 or 3-D pieces of art
  • Have your photo taken with a message of your choice
  • Share on twitter and Facebook
  • Sign a pre-written letter

We’ll have

  • Materials
  • Snacks
  • Great company
  • Information
  • Stickers for your cell phones

All messages will be delivered to Microsoft’s Canadian headquarters in Mississauga Monday, May 28th


May 24, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


AITO Office
1992 Yonge Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4S 1Z7 Canada