Write 4 Rights 2021

Resources

Find a chapter in California and contact them about their Write for Rights event this year.



RESOURCES FOR A 2021 EVENT:

  • Information Sheets for each case – easy to print (color or b/w) and readable format below
  • (includes background of case, how to contact country officials and sending a solidarity message).
  • Rung Panusaya – Thailand – Facing a life sentence for peaceful protests
  • Mohamed Baker – Egypt – Locked away for defending human rights
  • Sphere LGBT Org. – Ukraine – Attacked for defending LGBT & women’s rights
  • Wendy Galarza – Mexico – Shot while protesting violence against women
  • Mikita Zalatarou – Belarus – Teen falsely accused, beaten and jailed
  • Imoleayo Michael– Nigeria – Facing charges for protesting police violence
  • Zhang Zhan – China – In prison for reporting on COVID-19
  • Bernardo Caal Xol – Guatamala – Jailed for defending a sacred river
  • Janna Jihad – West Bank – harassed for exposing army violence
  • Ciham Ali – Eritrea – abducted at age 15

Sample letters

Sample letters for each case.

Use to compose your own letter. If people are short on time, one may also use sample letters to copy and paste into email or to print out, sign and mail. (Handwritten letters have great impact).

  • Rung Panusaya – Thailand – Facing a life sentence for peaceful protests
  • Mohamed Baker – Egypt – Locked away for defending human rights
  • Sphere LGBT Org. – Ukraine – Attacked for defending LGBT & women’s rights
  • Wendy Galarza – Mexico – Shot while protesting violence against women
  • Mikita Zalatarou – Belarus – Teen falsely accused, beaten and jailed
  • Imoleayo Michael – Nigeria – Facing charges for protesting police violence
  • Zhang Zhan – China – In prison for reporting on COVID-19
  • Bernardo Caal Xol – Guatamala  Jailed for defending a sacred river
  • Janna Jihad – West Bank – harassed for exposing army violence
  • Ciham Ali – Eritrea– abducted at age 15

If you would like to look at other sample letters, this document has more (from Amnesty International USA)

More resources:

All of the above cases and sample letters in one file to print

How to write an effective advocacy letter

Success stories from last year’s W4R

International postage is $1.40

Domestic postage is $0.58