15th of May is the Blogger Unite for Human Rights Day organized by Amnesty International USA office. Join the Facebook event here!
“Bloggers Unite for Human Rights” challenges bloggers to draw attention to urgent human rights issues facing our world today and encourage their readers to take simple actions through Amnesty International’s online action center.
BLOGGERS TAKE PART!
CHOOSE YOUR TOPIC. Write about a topic close to your heart or focus on one of the three issues below. Remember to include a link to a relevant online action.
1. CENSORSHIP IN CHINA
► China currently has the largest recorded number of imprisoned journalists and cyber-dissidents in the world. Learn more at http://www.amnestyusa.org/countries/china
► Blog about censorship in China and ask readers to sign the action asking Yahoo not to violate human rights in China
2. ILLEGAL DETENTIONS AT GUANTANAMO BAY ► The U.S. detention facility at Guantánamo has become a global symbol of U.S. human rights violations, including illegal detention, denial of fundamental legal rights, and torture. Learn more at http://www.tearitdown.org.
► Blog about Guantanamo Bay and ask readers to sign the tearitdown.org pledge.
3. CRISIS IN DARFUR ► The conflict in Darfur, Sudan, has led to some of the worst human rights abuses imaginable, including murder, rape, abduction and displacement. Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been killed and over 2.5 million civilians have been displaced. Learn more about the crisis here.
► Blog about the crisis in Darfur and ask readers to take action
Invite your friends and use the power of your worlds to change something!