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Free online courses to develop your knowledge of human rights, and provide you with the skills and confidence to defend them.

Amnesty's Human Rights Academy courses

Amnesty is training a new generation of human rights defenders - strengthening the human rights movement through action oriented education.

Our online courses include:

  • An introduction to human rights
  • Human rights defenders - a short guide
  • Taking a stance against the death penalty
  • The right to freedom from torture
  • Write for rights - a short guide

Some courses are also available in Arabic, French, German or Spanish.

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Human Rights: The Right to Freedom of Expression course

This short EdX course will equip you with the knowledge to understand and claim your right to freedom of expression, and the skills and confidence to take action to defend it.

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FutureLearn courses

Explore the human rights courses on FutureLearn to learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career.

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