On his 21st birthday, Ibrahim Halawa will spend the day confined to a prison cell waiting to go to his mass trial. Please call the Egyptian Embassy at (+353) 1 660 6718 and let them know that you are supporting Ibrahim.
Edward is a human rights hero. Yet he faces decades in prison, accused of selling secrets to enemies of the USA. With no guarantee of a fair trial in his home country, he is living in limbo in Russia. Write for rights and tell President Obama to pardon Edward Snowden: [ Bit.ly Link ] #W4R16
In his own words to Amnesty International after his release, Francisco Mapanda said: “I am quite sure that my freedom was influenced by the international pressure from Amnesty International and other organisations. I would like to ask everyone to continue the struggle and the work for the protection and promotion of human rights. Continue the fight.”
Come find us on Fleet St in Temple Bar & stock up on your Christmas gifts and cards. We have a wide range of beautiful cards, calendars and books available this year. All proceeds support Amnesty Ireland. We are open from 9am-5pm, Mon- Fri.
“Harassment [of refugee women] is a very big problem in Lebanon. Whether I’m single or married, I’m always harassed. I have a daughter aged 16 and I’m afraid to send her even to the closest shop. Once a private car stopped and offered me a ride. I got in and sat in the back. The man started telling me that he would give me money and take me to a very beautiful house and make up for everything... View details ⇨
Tens of thousands of residents of the UNESCO world heritage site of Sur are among an estimated half a million people forced out of their homes as a result of a brutal crackdown by Turkish authorities over the past year which may amount to collective punishment.
“I couldn’t live peacefully in El Salvador. Police officers followed me around, extorting money, harassing me and beating me up. They said they didn’t like me because of who I am. I was threatened by gangs as well. I believe I was threatened because of who I am. I decided to leave the country. On the way I got beaten and robbed again. [The authorities] arrested me. Then they deported me back... View details ⇨
Every year, real change happens because of your letters and actions. People wrongfully imprisoned are released. Torturers are brought to justice. And people in prison are treated more humanely. Join us this year: [ Bit.ly Link ] #W4R16
In Malawi, attacks on people with albinism have been increasing. Eleven-year-old Annie Alfred was born with albinism. She could be killed for her body parts by people who think this will make them rich. Annie and others with albinism need the full protection of the law. Take action for Annie now: [ Bit.ly Link ] #W4R16