Stop Forced Evictions in the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) supplies most of the copper and cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries, which play a major role in transitioning away from fossil fuels. However, the expansion of mine development has forced thousands out of their homes.
A Human Rights Platform for the 2024 U.S. Elections
We, human rights voters and supporters, ask candidates and elected officials to advance a better future for all by committing to a Human Rights Platform.
RUSSIA: STOP YOUR WAR ON UKRAINE
Free People from ICE Detention
Protect the Protest in Sri Lanka
Protect the Protest Campaign
Campaign: President Biden Should Free Leonard Peltier
THE HEROES CAMPAIGN
Local Heroes are leading the effort to end gun violence. Join them!
DEFEND ABORTION RIGHTS
Access to abortion is a human right – we must fight back!
We free people from prison who are being held unjustly because of who they are or what they believe. We change laws to protect millions of people’s human rights. We transform societies to be more fair, free, and just. Read about the victories we’ve achieved.
Zeke Johnson, National Director of Campaigns & Crisis Response
Zeke Johnson (he/him) is the National Director of Campaigns and Crisis Response at AIUSA. He has represented the organization before the United Nations Committee Against Torture and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; testified before members of Congress about US drone strikes; and served as a trial monitor at Guantanamo Bay and as a human rights observer in Standing Rock, Baltimore and Ferguson. He has been quoted in the NYT, NPR, Washington Post and other media.
Isra Chaker, Senior Campaign Manager
Isra Chaker (she/her) is a Syrian-American activist, humanitarian advocate, and public speaker. She currently serves as Senior Campaign manager at AIUSA, where she is a strategic leader, fostering innovation and creativity, and leading a cross-organizational team of volunteers and staff to deliver winning campaigns. She also serves as a key thought partner to the National Director of Campaigns and Crisis Response in developing and winning AIUSA’s Campaigns.
Tala Harb, Senior Campaigner
Tala Harb (she/her) is a human rights and gender development professional. She currently serves as a Senior Campaigner at AIUSA, based in Washington DC. Her journey began in Beirut, Lebanon where she first immersed herself in the transformative work of Al. Over the past decade, Tala’s work focused on gender issues, humanitarian setting and conflict resolutions in the Middle East and North Africa region. In her role, she leads the creation, design, and implementation of effective human rights campaign strategies to foster collaboration, and help grow the size, diversity, and influence of the movement in the US and around the world.