Write For Rights 2017!

Dec/20/2017

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.

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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