After more than two years of unfair hearings, 11 activists arrested for standing up for human rights in Turkey will finally hear the court’s decision on their case on 19 February 2020. If convicted, they could face up to 15 years in prison.
Watch Joelle Taylor share why she is a poet, explore Vanessa's Kisuule's performance of her poem 'Take Up Space' and create a poem to celebrate a human rights moment.
Written by Sheila Royce - Country Coordinator Berta Cáceres, tenacious environmental and human rights activist, was shot dead in her own home in Honduras in March 2016. Having campaigned tirelessly to protect indigenous communities on...
Watch Imtiaz Dharker discuss her poem ‘The Right Word’, explore Yrsa Daley-Ward's poem 'And that's the thing about ignorance' and create your own poem about respect.
Watch Amnesty International UK's ‘2019’s Best Bits’, explore Langston Hughes' poem 'I Dream a World' and respond with a poem about your own dreams for change.
Watch Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan perform ‘This is not a humanizing poem’, explore Sabrina Mahfouz's ‘SOLIDARITY POEM (for all those defending human rights)’ and create your own poem in response to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...