GET ON THE BUS 2017 will be held on Friday, April 7th,
and will feature actions focused on Sri Lanka, Tibet/China,
Sudan and Honduras
What is Get on the Bus?
Get on the Bus for Human Rights (GOTB) is an annual day of human rights education and activism organized by Amnesty International USA Group 133 of Somerville, MA and a dedicated team of volunteer community organizers. Now in its twenty first year, GOTB draws upwards of 1,200 participants riding buses, commuter trains, and carpooling down to New York City to take peaceful action in front of embassies, consulates and corporate headquarters in NYC in support of human rights.
2016 Main Actions:
Tibet/China: Release of Khenpo Kartse
Sri Lanka: Justice for Ragihar Manoharan and the Trinco Five
Iran: Release of Bahareh Hedayat
Saudi Arabia: Release of Raif Badawi and Waleed Abu Al Khair
Additional side actions:
Sudan: The protection of civilians in South Kordofan
Syria: Enforced disappearances of Adel Barazi and others
Register online HERE.
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GOTB Planning Team
Get on the Bus is a project of Amnesty International, Group 133, Somerville MA
GOTB is sponsored by The Cooper Union
Keep the pressure on governments and leaders throughout GOTB. If you have 10 minutes... please take action.