Every year around Human Rights Day on December 10th, Amnesty International supporters around the world send letters, emails, and sign petitions in support of people at risk of human rights abuses.

In 2021, we took 4,496,875 actions. Our letters changed lives.


MEET OUR WRITE FOR RIGHTS CASES

Click the link below to find out more about the people and communities we’re highlighting for Write for Rights this year.


HOW WRITE FOR RIGHTS WORKS


HOW TO GET INVOLVED

You can join us by writing a letter, taking action online, or hosting your own event. Click the link below to get started!


ABOUT WRITE FOR RIGHTS

Letter writing has always been at the heart of Amnesty International’s work and over 60 years of activism shows us that words have power. Find out all you need to know about Write for Rights by clicking the link below!


GUIDES & RESOURCES

We’ve put together letter-writing and event hosting guides, letter samples, case videos and other resources you’ll need to make your participation powerful. Click the link below to access these materials.


WRITE FOR RIGHTS EVENTS

Find a socially-distanced public event or join a virtual event with others in your community at the link below.

Events are being added to this page on a rolling basis. Please check back for updated listings.


GET SOCIAL

Follow our social accounts and let us know who you’re writing for.

You can also help us spread the word by sharing the campaign with your friends and followers using the hashtags #WriteForRights #W4R22 #Write4RightsWednesdays


If you’re having troubles with online registration, just contact the team at writeathon@amnesty.ca. They’ll get you registered!

WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

For more information or help:

Email writeathon@amnesty.ca

Call 1-800-AMNESTY (1-800-266-3789)

Amnesty International Canada
312 Laurier Ave E Ottawa, ON K1N 1H9