Category Archives: Individuals at Risk

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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New year, new WIRE!

Thanks to your feedback, the magazine’s got a brand new look and a wider mix of articles – from our new campaign for Syrian refugees and where Amnesty gets it money from, to facts and figures about the conflicts in … 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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Jabeur Mejri, Tunisia: how your words change lives

As Amnesty supporters take part in this year’s Write for Rights, we talk to Jabeur Mejri in Tunisia, who was featured in last year’s campaign. By the Amnesty International Tunisia Team “I have two of them now!” Jabeur Mejri is … Continue reading

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