Write for Rights brings millions of compassionate people together around the world – because when we challenge injustice, we change lives. Right now these individuals urgently need your help. By signing your name once, you're helping change the lives of people at risk all over the world!

write for rights case 2022 SHAHNEWAZ - Bangladesh
After expressing his concerns about climate change on Facebook, Bangladeshi engineer and activist, Shahnewaz, was detained in inhumane conditions for 80 days, without trial. If convicted he faces many years in prison. 
Get the charges dropped
write for rights case 2022 DORGELESSE - Cameroon
In September 2020, single mother and hairdresser, Dorgelesse, attended her first-ever protest. During the peaceful demonstration, she was arrested and held in terrible conditions. She has been sentenced to five years in prison. 
Free Dorgelesse
write for rights case 2022 CHOW HANG-TUNG - Hong Kong
Determined not to let the victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown be forgotten, Chow encouraged people on social media to light candles in their memory. She is now serving 22 months in jail and facing further imprisonment for her peaceful activism. 
Free Chow
write for rights case 2022 LUIS MANUEL OTERO ALCÁNTARA - Cuba
Self-taught Black Cuban artist Luis Manuel was arrested after speaking out against a dystopian law seeking to silence and censor artists. Sentenced to five years behind bars, he remains in a maximum security prison without access to proper medical care.
Free Luis
write for rights case 2022 zineb redouane - France
Zineb, an 80-year-old woman, was hit in the face and killed by a tear gas grenade. Nearly four years later, an investigation into her death is still ongoing, and no one has been charged or suspended over her killing. 
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write for rights case 2022 VAHID AFKARI - Iran
In 2018, after attending peaceful protests in their hometown, Vahid and his brothers Navid and Habib were arrested, held in solitary confinement and tortured. In September 2020, Navid was executed in secret. Since then, Vahid has been held in solitary confinement and denied access to healthcare, fresh air, telephone calls and family visits.
Free Vahid
write for rights case 2022 nasser zefzafi - Morocco/Western Sahara
Nasser was sentenced to 20 years in prison for calling for change in his region struggling with poor healthcare, education and employment opportunities. Tortured whilst in custody and forced to live in terrible conditions in prison, Nasser’s health is deteriorating significantly. 
Free Nasser
write for rights case 2022 yren rotel & mariana sepÚlveda- Paraguay
As trans women, Yren and Mariana have been fighting for their rights for years, including being able to change their legal names and obtain documents that match their gender identity. Yet, they’ve been bullied, physically attacked and prevented from speaking out about the issues they face in their daily lives as trans women. 
Help them exercise their rights
write for rights case 2022 Aleksandra skochilenko - Russia
Along with dozens of others, Aleksandra has been detained for criticising Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. She has been harassed by detention centre employees and her cellmates. If she is convicted, Aleksandra faces up to 10 years in prison.
Free Aleksandra
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cecillia chimbiri, joanah mamombe & netsai marova - Zimbabwe
After leading an anti-government protest, Cecillia, Joanah and Netsai were arrested, abducted and allegedly tortured, including by sexual assault. To date, no one has been held accountable for their terrible trauma. The women have been charged with faking their own ordeal and face years in jail. 
Hold their abusers accountable