On or around December 10th, International Human Rights Day, Amnesty International supporters around the world take part in our biggest global day of action, Write for Rights, in solidarity with individuals and communities whose human rights have been denied. Despite the challenges with...
February 25, 2021
We have more exciting news to share about some of the courageous people you supported during our global Write for Rights 2020 campaign. Thanks to your support and efforts, three more prisoners of conscience: Nassima al-Sada, Germain Rukuki and Paing Phyo Min are free! In February,...
July 8, 2021
After a campaign to free Maura, a 41-year-old transgender woman originally from Nicaragua, generated thousands of emails — including at least 3,000 Urgent Actions from Canada — to the ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) San Diego Field Office, the agency has finally released her....
July 15, 2021
Imagine if you were detained in an internment camp or sentenced to prison for years because of your ethnicity or religion, your life or travels abroad, the number of children you have, having WhatsApp on your phone, or your calls to friends and relatives abroad. This is the reality for...
July 30, 2021
On July 27, Amnesty International Chile delivered over 206,000 signatures gathered from 40 countries calling for justice for Gustavo Gatica during Write for Rights 2020. Gustavo was blinded in 2019 after he was shot by police during a...
August 8, 2021