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Watch the Dalai Lama event live online!

On Wednesday May 4, 2011 Amnesty International USA is honored to present the first-ever "Shine A Light On Human Rights" award to His Holiness the 14 th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso for his tireless commitment to social justice and human rights around the world.

Due to the overwhelming popularity of this event, tickets are completely SOLD OUT. But you can still join us for a special online event:




Watch live-streaming video from the event and chat with other Amnesty supporters about legacy of the Dalai Lama and this special occasion.


Wednesday May 4, 2011
9:45 a.m. PST/ 12:45 p.m. EST

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will deliver a keynote address, which will be preceded by a welcome from Ann Burroughs, a former prisoner of conscience from South Africa, and the award presentation by Larry Cox, Amnesty International USA's Executive Director