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Write for Rights: A spontaneous, grassroots idea that grew into a global force

Headline Title:  A spontaneous idea that grew into a global force 03 December 2013 Every year, around Human Rights Day on 10 December, hundreds of thousands of people around the world send a message to someone they’ve never met. It’s a classic Amnesty technique: 52 years of human rights work show that words really do have the power to change lives. Last year, activists in at least 77 countries took a record-breaking 1.9 million actions during our annual letter-writing event. Millions more have taken part since Write for Rights became a global Amnesty event in 2002. Mighty oaks from…

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