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Posted in: Write for Rights
    Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 16:11

    Amnesty supporters across the country are taking action for Write for Rights. 

    Every year on December 10th, Amnesty International celebrates International Human Rights Day with the world's largest grassroots human rights event. Last year, we sent 3.7 million letters and messages for human rights from 200 countries. 30,000 participants in Canada contributed over 35,000 actions to the worldwide total. Our activists make all this possible. 

    Want to join in? 

    1. Start your own event 

    There's still time to organize your own event for Write for Rights. 

    Hold a potluck with friends or gather at a local coffee shop to write letters. 

    Check out our tips for organizing a great event and register now

    2. Join an event near you 

    Amnesty groups and supporters across the country are busy organizing amazing Write for Rights events. 

    Find one near you now

    3. Spread the word

    Amnesty activists have been busy promoting Write for Rights across the country. Help us spread the word! 

    Amnesty activists in St. John's, Newfoundland raise awareness for Ilham Tohti, one of this year's Write for Rights cases 

    Amnesty activists in Winnipeg, Manitoba raise awareness for Annie Alfred, one of this year's Write for Rights cases. 

    Help us raise awareness in your city by taking your own Write for Rights photo or by sharing our incredible promotional videos

    4. Show your solidarity 

    Show your support for those facing human rights violations by taking solidarity actions for the Peace River Valley and for Máxima Acuña

    5. Get active on social media 

    Check out our tools for promoting Write for Rights on social media. 

    On December 10th, be a part of the action by joining our Twitter party.  

    6. Show off your swag 

    Order materials from our shop to promote Write for Rights and show off your Amnesty pride! 

    Questions? Visit www.writeathon.ca for more information. 

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