Write for Rights 2021

Amnesty International’s annual December 10th Write for Rights event is fast approaching. Every year thousands of groups and individuals write letters to governments demanding justice. They may seek the release of prisoners of conscience, advocate refugee and migrant rights, urge legislative changes, or request protection for human rights defenders. Ten prominent human right cases are featured by Amnesty International each December. This year’s actions can … Continue reading Write for Rights 2021

Write for Rights 2020

December 10th marks Human Rights Day, the day celebrating the United Nation’s proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. In honour of this day, Amnesty International holds a letter writing blitz known as Write for Rights. The organization highlights ten individuals or communities who are at high risk of human rights abuse. Hundreds of thousands of people then write letters to government … Continue reading Write for Rights 2020

Human Rights Day 2014

December 10th is recognized as Human Rights Day as it was on this day in 1948 that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations. During this time, Amnesty International members and supporters participate in a massive letter writing event called “Write for Rights”. Last year 2.3 MILLION letters were sent to various governments asking that human rights are respected. There … Continue reading Human Rights Day 2014