Write A Letter.
Change A Life.

Now through December 31, 2017

You can help change the lives of this year’s 10 cases by writing letters. When combined with millions of others, your letters help convince government officials to free prisoners of conscience, support human rights defenders, and end other urgent cases of abuse. Together, we can change lives and change our world.

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In 2015 You Helped Free Phyoe Phyoe Aung!

“Thank you very much each and every one of you. Not just for campaigning for my release, and the release of other prisoners, but for helping to keep our hope and our beliefs alive.”

Your letters helped! Phyoe Phyoe Aung was a case in last year’s Write for Rights. She was a prisoner of conscience in Myanmar jailed for her human rights activism. Now she is free! Last year you also helped free Albert Woodfox, Yecenia Armenta and others. Click below to read their messages of thanks.

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What Is Write For Rights?

Every year, to mark Human Rights Day on December 10th, hundreds of thousands of people around the world write letters and sign online petitions to help people they've never met. Letter writing has always been at the core of Amnesty's work, and 55 years of human rights activism show that your letters really do have the power to change lives.

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Why Report My Letters?

It’s very important to let us know how many letters you wrote, because it helps us effectively campaign to resolve the cases. We cite the number of letters in our lobby meetings with government officials and we share the number with our cases and their families to give them hope.

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