Your moment is our movement: "I decided to be the voice"

July 21, 2015


Congratulations to the ‪#‎YourMomentOurMovement winner of the week: Julia Myron!

Julia is an Amnesty International member from Houston, Texas. This is her moment:

“The moment I saw police brutality in Nigeria and the fear and abuse of the the citizens I decided to be the voice I decided to join Amnesty International.”

Thank you for fighting for justice and standing up for human rights, Julia. Your moment is our movement.

If you didn’t win this week, don’t worry! We are choosing one winning moment EVERY WEEK. Each week’s submission period ends Friday at 12pm. Submit your story online at or through Instagram by posting a photo with the hashtag #YourMomentOurMovement, and tagging @AmnestyUSA. You could win a feature like this one on our social media and website, as well as exclusive Amnesty gear!

We love to hear the stories of dedicated activists like you that make Amnesty International and the human rights movement possible. Share your moment here–>