Amnesty International Tokyo English Network (AITEN) invites you to a fun event with serious aims: Show what you know to win prizes, maybe learn a few new things (especially about human rights and current affairs), meet a multinational crowd of like-minded people, and support AI’s work to promote and protect human rights for all.
It’s only ¥1000 per person to participate, up to five members on a team. If you don’t have a team, we’ll help you to find or make one. Top-quality pub grub (with vegan options),is available along with a wide selection of drinks. The quiz area is no-smoking.
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