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UT, Amnesty International to Host Human Rights Week April 4-8

Sister Helen Prejean, the internationally known anti-death-penalty activist whose work was made into a Hollywood film, will speak at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, during Human Rights Week, April 4-8. The week’s events are sponsored by the UT Knoxville chapter of Amnesty International and the departments of Sociology and Religious Studies. The events will cover a variety of topics designed to bring awareness to human rights issues in the Knoxville community.