Screening: Intersexion (english with german subtitles)

On Thursday, 3rd of May, the english-speaking group of Amnesty International Bochum invites you to a screening of „intersexion“, a documentation by Gary Lahood about intersex people. Afterwards the activist Şefik_a will be available for discussions, especially concerning the effect of “genital-normalising surgeries”.

‘Is it a boy or a girl?’ It is often the first question people ask parents about their baby.  It’s a question based on the assumption that the world is divided into two groups of people, male and female, and that everyone’s biological and genetic characteristics fit neatly into one of two categories. Weiterlesen

Whistleblowers & Vigilantes – Digital resistance from a human rights perspective

On Sunday, August 31 Amnesty International and Hartware MedienKunstVerein (HKMV) invite you to the exhibition „Whistleblower & Vigilanten. Figures of Digital Resistance“

Agenda:

  • 12:00 – 12:30: Introduction by Amnesty International to mass surveillance and the importance of encryption as a tool to protect human rights online
  • 12:30 – 13:15: Guided tour to the exhibition, featuring figures of digital resistance, their legal concepts and motivations
  • from 13:15 on: Continue visiting the exhibition or have a cup of tea or coffee with members of Amnesty International

Venue:

  • Dortmunder U (3rd Floor, Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse, 44137 Dortmund)

The guided tour is sponsored by Amnesty International; you have to pay only the entry fee of 5,00 Euro (2,50 Euro reduced price). To help us organise the tour better we encourage you to write to info@amnesty-bochum.de to register for the event. Weiterlesen

Amnesty International Bochum – English-speaking group

The Amnesty International groups in Bochum invite everyone who is interested to stand up for human rights to join the first, constitutive meeting of our new English-speaking group of Amnesty International in the Ruhr area. We welcome anyone in and outside Bochum who speaks English, no matter your native language. We will meet on Wednesday (20/05/15) at 7 pm at the “Oase” room 02, Overbergstraße 19, Bochum (Tram station “Lennershof” – U35). Weiterlesen