Amnesty International launches Write for Rights, the largest human rights campaign of 2014
Millions of Amnesty International supporters from around the globe are set to take part in the world’s largest annual human rights campaign launching on 3 December. Write for Rights, a two-week-long campaign, is calling on activists to take action on behalf of 10 activists and two communities suffering brutal human rights abuses including arbitrary detention and torture. Activist from all corners of the world will be signing petitions, writing letters, organizing events and posting tweets calling for, amongst others:
• The release of Chelsea Manning, the US whistler-blower who is currently serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified government material to the website Wikileaks.
28 November 2014