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Up to 1,000 Amnesty International Students and Activists Converge on NYC to Demand Human Rights

Apr 15, 2010 12:53:37 PM - thecolombotimes.com

Up to 1,000 human rights activists will travel from Massachusetts to New York City on  Friday, April 16th, for a full day of activism on human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burma, Sri Lanka, Tibet and other countries.  Amnesty International Group 133 (of Somerville, MA) comes to New York for the 15th Annual "Get On The Bus for Human Rights (GOTB)." Since its inception, GOTB has grown from 30 participants to more than 1,000 dedicated volunteers who arrive by train, bus and car to protest human rights abuses around the world at locations in New York City including consulates, missions, the United Nations and corporate headquarters.