Amnesty’s Individuals at Risk campaign strives to protect those directly experiencing human rights abuses. Working for the rights of individuals has been at the heart of all we do since 1961.
Writing a letter can change a life. The annual ‘letter writing marathon’ mobilizes people around the world to take part in a mass action together, providing hope and transforming the lives of others around the world. Last year, people took more than 1.5 million actions, across 80 different countries. Watch our video to find out more.
The network provides a rapid response to critical human rights situations as they arise. Information is gathered daily and sent out to thousands of people who immediately compose letters, emails, and faxes to government officials or others with the power to halt the abuse.