Stand up for the Brave
People across the world are taking enormous risks for our rights. But they’re being harassed, tortured, jailed and even killed – simply for daring to stand up for others.
Resources for action
Hong Kong Protesters
The people of Hong Kong are bravely resisting a proposed bill that could expose them to human rights abuses, even in the face of a violent crackdown by police.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, Iran
Nasrin, an award-winning human rights lawyer, has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes because of her work defending women’s rights.
Zak Kostopoulos, Greece
Zak, also known by his drag stage name Zackie Oh, died in September 2018 following a violent attack. 6 people have been charged in relation to Zak’s death, but the criminal investigation has been marred with failings.
Write for Rights
Over 15 years ago, Amnesty activists in Poland held a letter writing marathon, to take action for brave human rights defenders around the world – the first Write for Rights. Now, it’s the world’s biggest human rights event.
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