Amnesty International

Joaquin Phoenix used his Best Actor win at the 92nd Academy Awards held in Los Angeles, CA on Feb. 10 to speak out about animal rights, advocate for the fight against all forms of injustice, and to...
Bruce Cockburn will need to clear some space on the proverbial mantel. On Wednesday (Feb. 15), the legendary Canuck singer/songwriter and activist received the inaugural People's Voice Award from...
Actress Keira Knightley has supported everything from Amnesty International to Women’s Aid but signed on a few years ago to bring attention to spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic disease...
Folks can quibble until they’re blue over who wins what at the 42nd annual Juno Awards this weekend in Regina. But one area virtually impervious to criticism — yet largely invisible to...
U2 frontman Bono alerted a crowd of 50,000 at Winnipeg’s Canada Inn Stadium on Sunday evening, May 29, that “tonight is Amnesty International’s 50th birthday.” The...
Kirk Pengill, the bespectacled guitarist/saxophonist of Australian rock group INXS, has been involved with numerous charities over the decades from Greenpeace to Amnesty International. None, however...
Harvey McKinnon has made a lot of money for a lot of non-profits. By his own estimation, the author of 2008’s 11 Questions Every Donor Asks and founder of Canadian fundraising consultancy...
Iranian Canadian rock band Blurred Vision has made a video for its poignant version of Pink Floyd’s 1979 classic “Another Brick In The Wall,” which they have subtitled “Hey...