In brief

    Write for Rights is Amnesty International’s annual global letter writing event that creates positive change for people who have, or are experiencing, human rights abuses.

    Write for Rights events will be happening across Australia during November and December 2016. Remember, words change lives.

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    Children writing a letter
    Phyoe Phyoe Aung and her partner Lin Htet Naing

    How it works

    It doesn’t take much to pick up a pen, but it means a world of difference to someone needing your help. Phyoe Phyoe Aung, pictured, was released in April 2016 after almost 400,000 Amnesty supporters called for her release during Write for rights.

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    Take Action Now

    This year we will be making a difference in the lives of these individuals:

    Our Wins

    Participants like you let us know how many letters and other messages you sent on each case, and we share the good news that came about thanks to your activism.