What freedom means to you - your photos

To mark 60 years of the European Convention of Human Rights and the launch of our new 'Know Your Rights' illustrated booklet, we asked you to send us photos of the freedoms you value the most.

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What does freedom mean to you - your photos

To mark 60 years of the European Convention of Human Rights and the launch of our new 'Know Your Rights' illustrated booklet, we asked you to send us photos of the freedoms you value the most.

  1. The response was wonderful (and you can see them all by searching #HRFreedom on Twitter and Instagram), and here are our top 10. We'll be sending them all a copy of 'Know Your Rights' and some (very little) Amnesty goodies soon!

  2. My contribution for @AmnestyUK's #hrfreedom competition on the freedoms we value the most. I cherish my right to vote in free, fair and democratic elections. Picture taken during parliamentary and presidential elections in Belgrade, Serbia, 11 May 2012. #amnestyinternational #freedom #vote #elections #democracy #free #fair #Serbia #Srbija #Belgrade #Beograd #parliament #ballot #poll #suffrage #izbori #equalityShiv Sharma·Fri, Sep 06 2013 03:56:09

  3. @AmnestyUK @Waterstones #HRFreedom Freedom of expression of religion #HumanRights pic.twitter.com/J0fkukONnbAishah Khokhar@AishahKhokhar·Thu, Sep 05 2013 14:23:49ReplyRetweetFavorite

  4. #HRfreedom an open path, taking you wherever you want pic.twitter.com/t1rJTCheRzPolivision @ljaytylersaur·Thu, Sep 05 2013 07:32:09ReplyRetweetFavorite

  5. @amnesty #HRFREEDOM pic.twitter.com/Tl36o48azcHannah Robson@OMG_ITS_HANNAAH·Thu, Sep 05 2013 05:08:57ReplyRetweetFavorite

  6. @AmnestyUK #HRFreedom there is joy in the freedom to go #walking where ever you are... @BritainonFoot pic.twitter.com/wLQMtrPZqHNick Gear@nickartofgear·Wed, Sep 04 2013 23:26:45ReplyRetweetFavorite

  7. What freedom means to me: the right to hold her hand without shame or persecution. #loveisahumanright #HRFreedom pic.twitter.com/rdEAy8wm3rEilidh Douglas@eilidhdouglas·Wed, Sep 04 2013 07:06:04ReplyRetweetFavorite

  8. #HRFreedom The right to great times with wonderful friends and family! pic.twitter.com/pD1dD6NnIEWitterWit@WitterWit·Wed, Sep 04 2013 08:23:35ReplyRetweetFavorite

  9. Article 19: The right to free speech #hrfreedomAna Melissa·Wed, Sep 04 2013 16:27:11

  10. @AmnestyUK @Waterstones #HRFreedom freedom to migrate/freedom of movement without restrictions of visa pic.twitter.com/3zW171CW2aDamola Awoyokun@Osoronga·Wed, Sep 04 2013 05:40:12ReplyRetweetFavorite

  11. Freedom is knowledge, the right to education no matter what. Photo - English class in Cambodian orphanage #HRFreedom pic.twitter.com/ZrFbtMqrXySarah blanchard@blanchardsassy·Wed, Sep 04 2013 07:41:00ReplyRetweetFavorite

  12. You can get your own copy of Know Your Rights, our illustrated version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, at Waterstones or the Amnesty shop.

  13. Know Your RightsAmnesty International UK·Sun, Sep 01 2013 17:00:00

  14. Know your rights: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in cartoonsIllustrating our human rights with cartoons, some of them very funny indeed, might seem a frivolous response to the abuses going on in th...Amnesty

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