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Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Loujain is finally released. Thank you!

Saudi Arabian women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is reunited with her family. Thank you! | View in browser Dear John, You may have already seen the exciting news — women human rights defender and University of British Columbia graduate Loujain al-Hathloul has been…
Tara Scurr, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
February 5, 2021 at 9:09 PM

Let's get Canada's energy revolution right

ACT NOW: Call on Canada to power a just energy future. | View in browser. Artisanal extraction of salt in Salinas Grandes, Argentina (Photo by Diego Leanza/Amnesty International, 2018)   Recharge for Rights! Call on Canada to Power a Just Energy Future Dear John, The glob…
Hilary Homes, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
January 29, 2021 at 10:14 PM

Russia: Free Navalny and stop the crackdown

URGENT: Call on President Putin to free Aleksei Navalny and end the crackdown on peaceful dissent. | View in browser.   Call on Russia to free Aleksei Navalny and stop the crackdown Dear John, On Saturday, January 23rd, tens of thousands of people in Moscow and cities acro…
Irena Chipilova, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 11:15 AM

Will you give today to change lives in 2021?

Today is the last day to give  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
Irena Chipilova, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 30, 2020 at 3:13 PM

We don’t wait for change — we make change.

Tomorrow is the cut-off to make a tax deductible donation this year  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
Irena Chipilova, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 28, 2020 at 1:56 PM

Have you thought about your taxes?

Every donation helps keep our activism independent, impactful, and unstoppable.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 26, 2020 at 4:26 PM

We all need something to smile about

This year been tough. But we have still achieved great things together for human rights.| View in browser Dear John, This year has been tough. But with your support we have still achieved great things together for human rights. We all need something to smile about right n…
Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 4:27 PM

Re. Your donation means freedom

You’ve shown up time and again  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 1:22 PM

Re. Your donation means freedom

You’ve shown up time and again  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
Germain Rukuki for Amnesty International · [email protected]
December 21, 2020 at 7:10 PM

Help me reunite with my family

I was sentenced to 32 years in prison for defending human rights. Please help me gain my freedom. | View in browser. Dear John, My name is Germain, and I come from Burundi.        Help Germain reunite with his family.       In 2017, my wife Emelyne was just fou…
Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 18, 2020 at 3:32 PM

Your donation means freedom

You’ve shown up time and again  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
Serisha Iyar, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 14, 2020 at 8:05 PM

Youth activism

You’ve shown up time and again  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
Ketty Nivyabandi, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 2:12 PM

John vs human rights violators

You’ve shown up time and again  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
Ketty Nivyabandi, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 10, 2020 at 3:44 PM

It's today, John! Celebrate and act with us.

Human Rights Day is about solidarity. Join us today to celebrate and act. | View in browser. SIGN UP | FIND AN EVENT | JOIN LIVE ONLINE  Dear John, Today is International Human Rights Day, a special moment to celebrate the 72nd Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Hu…
Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 9, 2020 at 10:11 PM

Warm up for Human Rights Day!

Start changing lives now by taking action online! | Having trouble viewing this email? Click here.   SIGN UP  |  FIND AN EVENT  |  JOIN THE VIRTUAL MARATHON Dear John,    Tomorrow is International Human Rights Day, and Amnesty International's biggest day…
Kathy Price at Amnesty International · [email protected]
December 8, 2020 at 8:53 PM

Risking her life to protect the Amazon

ACT NOW: Demand immediate protection for environmental defender Jani Silva. | View in browser. They threatened me:"Old woman, don't get involved in what doesn’t concern you or you’ll die." People in my community told me, "Jani, you must hide because they’re looking for you.…
Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 5, 2020 at 3:07 PM

Jailed for defending women's rights. Help free Nassima >>>

Call on Saudi Arabia to release women's rights activist Nassima al-Sada immediately. | View in browser.   Dear John, Nassima al-Sada advocated for women in Saudi Arabia to have the right to drive, and she won.  But in July 2018—one month after women in Saudi Arabia were all…
Ketty & Alex, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 3, 2020 at 10:40 PM

One week

Human Rights Day is one week away! Here's how you can take part. | View in browser. Dear John, We are one week away from International Human Rights Day, December 10th, and the world's biggest human rights event: Write for Rights! It’s a powerful moment when Amnesty Intern…
Ketty Nivyabandi, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 2, 2020 at 4:53 PM

Thank you

I’m so grateful.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  …
Rosemary Oliver, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 1, 2020 at 5:19 PM

Re. Giving Tuesday

Donate before the midnight deadline  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
Ketty Nivyabandi, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
December 1, 2020 at 2:08 PM

A personal message from Ketty

#GivingTuesday  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  …
Irena, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 4:31 PM

You don’t want to miss this

The clock is ticking to give to Amnesty International before tonight’s deadline  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
Irena, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 27, 2020 at 5:13 PM

re. Your donation - matched!

Did you see our last email?  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
Ailish & Irena, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 25, 2020 at 9:57 PM

What are you doing on December 10?

It's the two week countdown to Write for Rights! Sign up today to change a life. | View in browser.   Dear John,  Amnesty International's biggest annual day of action, Write for Rights, is only two weeks away and we can't wait! On December 10th, Human Rights Day, people acro…
Rosemary Oliver, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 23, 2020 at 10:47 PM

Your donation - matched!

Some people say there are two kinds of people in the world: the optimists and the pessimists.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
Ketty Nivyabandi, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 21, 2020 at 1:37 PM

What we can achieve together.

Thank you for welcoming me as the new Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada. It's an honour and a joy to join you. | View in browser Dear John, What an honour it is to join you in this vibrant movement as the new Secretary General of Amnesty International in Ca…
Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 17, 2020 at 2:55 PM

Last chance: Urge Canada to act for Saudi activists

Saudi Arabia is hosting the G20 this week. Urge Canada to call for the release of all jailed activists. | View in browser   John, A few weeks ago, I wrote to you about our campaign to press Canada and other G20 countries to urge Saudi Arabia to release all detained human r…
Ailish & Irena, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 13, 2020 at 4:53 PM

CORRECTION: On trial for celebrating LGBTI+ Pride

Celebrating Pride is not a crime. | View in browser.   John, we're resending yesterday's important message from Melike and Özgür due to a typo — their next hearing is on December 10th, not December 12th. We apologize for any confusion! Please help ensure that on December 10th, Inte…
Melike and Özgür for Amnesty International · [email protected]
November 12, 2020 at 7:47 PM

On trial for celebrating LGBTI+ Pride

Celebrating Pride is not a crime. Act in solidarity with students in Turkey. | View in browser.   "Pride is a struggle against violence, against hate crimes, all over the world. Pride is a moment where you can express the things you experience in your life; you can be yours…
Irena, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 4:09 PM

We’ve extended our deadline John, it’s not too late to ignite change with us!

View in browser.   Dear John, Our monthly donor drive is officially over, and we came so close to meeting our goal of 150 new monthly donors — will you help us get there, John?  We’re only 10 people short of achieving our goal, so we’ve extended our deadline to midnight ton…
Rosemary Oliver, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 2:39 PM

Mask Up!

View in browser.   Dear John, That monthly donor push we’ve been emailing you about? We’re so close to our goal, John. We’re 75% of the way to our goal of finding 150 donors before the end of the month.Our deadline of October 31 is almost here — will you please help today?…
Gustavo Gatica for Amnesty International · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 6:40 PM

I gave my eyes so others would wake up

I was blinded by the police for demanding equality and dignity. Let's make sure it never happens again. | View in browser.   Dear John, My name is Gustavo Gatica, and I’m from Chile. I’m a university student who, like many others, joined protests that broke out across the c…
Ana Collins, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 6:01 PM

Sixties Scoop: How long do they have to wait?

Call on the Canadian government to apologize to Sixties Scoop survivors.  | View in browser.   “The pain grew with us as teens and adults. If you know you have hurt someone’s spirit, you ask for forgiveness. To acknowledge that harm did happen comforts the small child’s spir…
Hilary Homes, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 23, 2020 at 9:21 PM

Belarus: Act now with women defenders

Next week we'll deliver your signature in solidarity with human rights defenders in Belarus | View in browser. Belarusian LGBT and gender rights activist Victoria Biran at the time of her arrest, September 26, 2020 (Photo: Violetta Savchits)    “Our Constitution is such th…
Ailish & Irena, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 22, 2020 at 4:18 PM

John, we are powerful when we act together.

Your voice is essential right now. Sign up to Write for Rights! | View in browser.   Dear John,  Nassima is in prison for campaigning for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. Gustavo was shot and blinded by police for protesting in Chile. Jani is risking her life to protect the A…
Shahin for Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 16, 2020 at 12:47 PM

John, being a monthly donor with Amnesty means I feel empowered. Join me.

View in browser.   Dear John, When I was younger, I used to read the newspaper every day and feel helpless about crises happening in Canada or around the world. It’s why I started writing letters through Amnesty International’s Urgent Action Network and making periodic don…
Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 9:42 PM

Good news! Narges Mohammadi is free

Narges is finally free thanks to you and supporters around the world. | View in browser. Dear John, I have wonderful news – Iranian women human rights defender Narges Mohammadi has been released after eight and a half years in prison!  Narges was facing a 16-year sentence…
Rosemary Oliver, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 4:35 PM

Help us work for justice, protect human rights and save lives. Please become a monthly donor today

View in browser.   Dear John, Amnesty International supporters like you keep the flame of truth and justice burning bright in the world. You’re part of a global collective who believe humanity is worth fighting for and that a better world is possible. If you’re able to, J…
Jackie Hansen, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 6:56 PM

Canada: Speak up for jailed Saudi activists

Call on Canada to urge Saudi Arabia to release all human rights defenders ahead of the G20 Summit | View in browser. Loujain al-Hathloul, Iman al-Nafjan, Aziza al-Youssef, Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sada are women human rights defenders who are in prison or facing charges for…
Irena, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 6, 2020 at 3:40 PM

We’re launching a monthly donor drive and we need you — join us!

View in browser.   Dear John, We’d like to take a moment, right now, to celebrate dedicated supporters like you and what you’ve helped us accomplish recently. Girls, initially denied entry to school because they’re pregnant, are back to class in Sierra Leone; survivors of…
Alex Neve, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
October 2, 2020 at 7:12 PM

Farewell, and thank you.

Today, as I move on from twenty years as Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada, I am filled with gratitude. | View in browser Dear John, If not me, who?  In the course of human rights work that has taken me to the frontlines of conflict, persecution and discrim…
Fiona Koza, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
September 24, 2020 at 10:10 PM

Canada: Stop delaying action on climate change

2020 was supposed to be the year of climate action | View in browser.  (© Amnesty International)     2020 was supposed to be   the year of climate action  >> Call on the Canadian government to stop delaying action on climate change Dear John, COVID-19 has overshadow…
Hilary Homes, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
September 23, 2020 at 9:33 PM

Belarus: 300 women arrested during peaceful protest

Widespread arrests, harassment, and reported torture  | View in browser.  (© Amnesty International)     "I come out to protest as a defender, an observer and a witness"  - 73-year-old Nina Baginskaya, one of over 300 women arrested on September 19 during the Women’s March …
Hilary Homes, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
July 28, 2020 at 10:49 PM

Act now: Protect Rohingya refugees from COVID-19 threat

62 cases confirmed positive with the virus  | View in browser.  (© Amnesty International)   “We escaped a genocide from Myanmar before, now we are scared about what more suffering this pandemic will cause to us.” — Mohammed Tofail, Rohingya refugee living in Cox’s Bazar, …
Alex Neve, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
July 24, 2020 at 5:36 PM

Canada: Racism is not up for debate

Urge your Premier to empower communities and support a comprehensive police reform agenda.| View in browser.   Content warning: This message includes references to racism and police violence Dear John, For decades, Black individuals and communities have been speaking out …
Alex Neve, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
July 22, 2020 at 11:40 PM

Victory for refugee rights in Canada!

Today's major win for refugee rights is thanks to you. | View in browser. Dear John, I have wonderful news to share with you! Today, the Federal Court of Canada ruled that sending refugee claimants back to the United States under the Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement …
Hilary Homes, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
July 9, 2020 at 8:59 PM

URGENT DEADLINE: Demand aid for Syrian civilians

Russia is blocking aid for desperate civilians in north-west Syria. Speak out now!  | View in browser.    Urgent Update, July 9, 2020  On July 7, China and Russia vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution on cross-border aid. This was the 15th time Russia had exercised its veto…
Hilary Homes, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
July 3, 2020 at 7:56 PM

URGENT: Demand aid for Syrian civilians

Russia may block aid for desperate civilians in north-west Syria. Speak out now!  | View in browser. Children wear masks in Idlib, Syria on March 18, 2020 (© Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)   DEMAND AID FOR NORTH-WEST SYRIA  "Life in a tent is very hard...When I sleep, I …
Tara Scurr, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 5:19 PM

Canada: People before profit

Canadian companies are putting lives at risk. Urge the federal government to act now! | View in browser.   Dear John, Canada portrays itself as a safe, responsible extraction superpower, with mining, energy and hydro-electric projects in more than 100 countries. However, …
Alex Neve, Amnesty International Canada · [email protected]
June 12, 2020 at 7:01 PM

Canada: Hold police accountable for anti-Black racism

Take action in solidarity with groups on the frontlines of the fight to end systemic anti-Black racism  | View in browser. Protesters march in Toronto, May 30, 2020 (© NurPhoto via Getty Images)   Content warning: This message includes references to racism and police viol…