Write For Rights 2017!


Write For Rights 2017!

Event Detail: 
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Event Presenter: 
Amnesty International USA Northeast Region and the NonProfit Center
Event Cost: 
No registration required, walk-ins are welcome.


In honor of Human Rights Day on December 10th, join us in the NonProfit Center to celebrate this year’s Write For Rights! Write for justice as you enjoy provided lunch and a community space, shared with over a hundred different non-profit organizations in the city of Boston.

Here are the campaigns which will be available:

  • Shackelia Jackson, from Jamaica, who is fighting for justice after her brother was unlawfully killed by police
  • The Instanbul 10, in Turkey, Idil Eser, Taner Kilic and others who have been charged for defending the human rights of others
  • Mahadine, from Chad, who is facing a life sentence for a Facebook post. 
  • Xulhaz Mannan, from Bangladesh, hacked to death for defending LGBTIQ Rights
  • Clovis Razafimalala, from Madagascar, convicted for protecting an endangered rainforest
  • Farid & Issa, from Israel/occupied Palestinian territories, facing charges for protesting war crimes
  • Milpah Indigenous Movement, from Honduras, who have risked their lives to save their land
  • Sakris Kupila, from Finland, demanding Transgender rights
  • Hanan Badr el-Din, from Egypt, jailed for fighting to find activists who’ve disappeared
  • Ni Yulan, from China, abused and made homeless for defending housing rights