Amnesty International USA 2012 Write 4 Rights
Your words can change lives
In the days surrounding International Human Rights Day (December 10), we invite you to join Amnesty’s millions-strong global movement in shining a light for those whose rights have been denied. Through the Write #4Rights campaign, Amnesty supporters worldwide join forces each year to raise their voices on behalf of prisoners of conscience.
And each year, we see results -- from obtaining the release of an Azerbaijani blogger jailed for posting on Facebook to winning freedom for a journalist sentenced to hard labor for criticizing the Sri Lankan government. Join the Write #4Rights campaign today.
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Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain
Nabeel Rajab was initially jailed for a tweet, but is imprisoned today for organizing protests in the streets of Bahrain.
Noxolo Nogwaza, South Africa
In 2011, attacker(s) raped, beat and stabbed Noxolo Nogwaza, a lesbian. No progress has been made in her case and her killer(s) remain at large.
Pussy Riot, Russia
After performing a song against President Putin in February, two members of the punk group Pussy Riot, found guilty of "hooliganism," remain jailed.
Use Your Free Speech to Protect His Use Your Voice to Free Pussy Riot ASAP!
Activists participate in a rally, calling for the release of Nabeel Rajab, who was initially arrested for criticizing political leaders on Twitter. After performing a song against President Putin in February, two members of the punk group Pussy Riot, found guilty of "hooliganism," remain jailed.