Amnesty International Canada

Site: Group 21 Burlington - Mailing Address

Record #: BTN0089
Last Full Update: 11 Apr 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Toll Free 1-800-266-3789
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Wilf Ruland, Coordinator; Phone: 905-648-1296; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A branch of human rights advocacy organization

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations ; Fees - membership

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Works impartially to prevent violations of people's fundamental civil and political human rights by governments and opposition groups by participating in various campaigning and fundraising activities:  

  • carries out letter writing programs, shows films and holds conferences that educate people about human rights issues  
  • annual fundraising dinner each June

Of special interest to the Burlington Amnesty group are:

  • the human rights situation in Colombia  
  • rights of indigenous people in Canada (with a focus on the Amnesty Stolen Sisters campaign)  
  • human rights abuses being committed by the People's Republic of China (including in Tibet and Xinjiang)  
  • actively campaigning for the release of Mr. Huseyin Celil, a Canadian citizen and Burlington resident, who has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in China

Meet online fourth Mon of each month, Sep-Jun (except holidays)

  • contact for more information
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions

Contact for information

Languages English
Fees Membership

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Wilf Ruland 
766 Sulphur Springs Rd 
Dundas, ON L9H 5E3
Physical Access Not Applicable - mailing address

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