Category Archives: Prisoners of Conscience

Write for Rights 2014: your words changed lives

Amnesty supporters in over 100 countries wrote more than three million messages, emails, tweets, posts, letters and so much more as part of Write for Rights 2014, our global letter writing marathon. Your words fought for people and communities across … Continue reading

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Nous sommes Raif

Béatrice Vaugrante, Director General of Amnistie Internationale Canada francophone, gives a snapshot of some of the widespread global campaigning for Raif Badawi. Raif has been sentenced to ten years and 1,000 lashes after starting a website for public debate in … Continue reading

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Five ways you can help Raif Badawi

We urgently need Saudi Arabia to stop the flogging of Raif Badawi and release him immediately. Here’s how you can help. In May 2014, the Saudi Arabia government sentenced Raif Badawi to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes. He … Continue reading

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