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Individuals at Risk

    Defending the Human Rights of Individuals Around the Globe

    Join human rights supporters taking action to protect the rights of individuals at risk, including Human Rights Defenders, Prisoners of Conscience, and victims of human rights abuses.


    Canadian Hamid Ghassemi-Shall thanks Amnesty members following his safe return from death row in Iran. Your financial support helps Amnesty to mobilize, publicize and campaign to protect the human rights of Individuals at risk.
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    Take Action

    Raif Badawi: 
    Act now for the Saudi blogger who is set to receive 50 lashes tomorrow, the start of an inhuman sentence of 1000 lashes. 
    Laísa Santos Sampaio:
    Her life and family face death threats for protecting the Amazon in Brazil.
    Huseyin Celil:
    He is a Canadian Citizen, who is a member of China’s Uighur minority and a human rights activist, jailed in China since 2006.
    Eskinder Nega:
    Ethiopian journalist and human rights activist has been sentenced to 18 years for writing articles calling for freedom of expression and an end to torture.
    Abdulhadi al-Khawaja:
    Human rights defender was beaten, tortured and sentenced to life imprisonment for speaking out for human rights during the "Arab Spring" in Bahrain.

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