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Recycle Your Old Christmas Cards to Write for Rights

Recycle Your Old Christmas Cards to Write for Rights

Donate Christmas cards left over from last year, even used ones! Sometimes a letter can change someone’s life. That’s the premise of Write for Rights, Amnesty’s global letter-writing campaign. Today, it’s one of the world’s biggest human rights events. Every December, Amnesty supporters across the globe will write millions of letters for those whose basic […]

Here I Stand: Stories That Speak For Freedom

Here I Stand: Stories That Speak For Freedom

Yet another excellent book of stories on human rights hits shelves. Here I stand is a collection of  stories and poems on subjects which although written for children are quite hard hitting. It appeared in the Times on Monday as their Children’s Book of the Week but unlike many of the recent amnesty picture books this is not […]

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry

You may remember copiously weeping over the 2014 anthology ‘Poems That Make Grown Men Cry’, by father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden. Now the same duo have again teamed up with Amnesty International to make ‘Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. They have asked 100 remarkable women, from Judi Dench to Joan Baez, from Yoko Ono […]