Write for Rights 2014

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  • Venezuela: Daniel Quintero

    Daniel is a 21-year-old student who was arrested on the way home from an anti-government demonstration and viciously beaten by members of the military.
  • Uzbekistan: Erkin Musaev

    A United Nations employee and former government worker falsely accused of spying. Erkin was tortured then sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after a series of unfair trials.
  • Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi

    Sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and 1,000 lashes after founding an online forum for political and social debate.
  • Philippines: Jerryme Corre

    A bus driver, tortured by police in what could be a case of mistaken identity. Two years later, he remains in jail.
  • Egypt: Al Jazeera staff

    Three journalists -- Australian Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed -- are imprisoned on charges of broadcasting false news and involvement with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood movement.
  • China: Liu Ping

    A human rights campaigner, sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison after calling on the Chinese Government to step up its fight against corruption.
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  • Write for Rights teacher’s resource now live

    Use our free downloadable classroom resources to teach your students about current human rights issues in the Write for Rights campaign.
  • Write for Rights: basic resources

    Posters, flyers, toolkits and template press releases. Find all the basics Write for Rights resources here!
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