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Protect Civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel

Demand a ceasefire by all parties to end unprecedented civilian suffering!

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Justice for Rocky Myers

Rocky Myers, a Black man with an intellectual disability, has spent three decades on death row in Alabama, but racial and class bias affected his case. Rocky Myers is one of ten cases in Write for Rights, Amnesty International’s largest annual letter-writing campaign.

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The government of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a horrific violation of international law and must end. You can help!


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Free People from ICE Detention

No one should be locked up for seeking safety. The US must respect the human right to seek asylum.


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Protect the Protest in Sri Lanka

The government of Sri Lanka is ruthlessly crushing peaceful protest. Peaceful protest is a human right, everywhere.


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Protect the Protest Campaign

The right to protest for human rights is under unprecedented and growing threat across all regions of the world.


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Campaign: President Biden Should Free Leonard Peltier

It’s time for Native American activist Leonard Peltier to go home before it’s too late. You can help!


Rocky Myers

Three Decades on Alabama’s Death Row. We are seeking Justice for Rocky and you can help!


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In this picture taken on January 15, 2022, an Afghan woman writes placards ahead of a women's rights protest march, in Kabul. - When the Taliban first ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001, they became notorious for human rights abuses, with women mostly confined to their homes. Now back in government and despite promising softer rule, they are cracking down on women's freedoms once again. - TO GO WITH Afghanistan-Taliban-women,FOCUS by Rouba EL HUSSEINI (Photo by Rouba EL HUSSEINI / AFP) / TO GO WITH Afghanistan-Taliban-women,FOCUS by Rouba EL HUSSEINI (Photo by ROUBA EL HUSSEINI/AFP via Getty Images)


The Taliban are violating the rights of women and girls, including the right to education. Demand change now.

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Refugees from Afghanistan are at risk of being sent back against their will. Urge Congress to pass the Afghan Adjustment Act.


Local Heroes are leading the effort to end gun violence. Join them!

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Access to abortion is a human right – we must fight back!

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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.

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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.

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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.