Welcome to Amnesty International Toronto

Saeed Malekpour is a web developer and permanent Canadian resident who has been imprisoned since 2008 for the misuse of a web program he created - a charge he has vehemently claimed innocence for. Write to your MP and to Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs to urge for his release. Details here.

  • SYRIA: Stop the impunity on chemical weapons use and other war crimes. Details..
  • GREECE: Women and girl refugees at great risk of sexual and gender-based violence. Details..
  • COLOMBIA: Protect communities threatened by paramilitaries. Details..
  • CANADA: Stop detaining refugee and migrant children. Details...
  • CANADA: Call on Canada to rescind the 'Safe Third Country' agreement immediately. Details...
Upcoming Events
  • Film screening in partnership with HotDocs Canadian International Documentary Festival, April 30th. Details...
  • BOWLING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS - April 30th! More details...
  • THE REAL COST OF THE SITE C DAM : a discussion with journalist and author Christopher Pollon. Details...
  • "MEET ME/WRITERS ON RIGHTS" event at The Aga Khan Museum, May 14th. Details...
  • ANNUAL AUCTION IN SUPPORT OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, May 17th. Details...
  • Screening "DAUGHTER OF THE LAKE" and pop-up Write for Rights for water defenders, May 24th. Details...
Amnesty International Web Watch
  • Iraq: Civilians in Mosul caught in the crossfire. Details..
  • Turkey: Cartoonists use drawings to demand the release of colleagues. Details...
  • Italy: Around 1300 Romanian Roma were forcibly evicted from their homesDetails...
  • UAE: Release Emirati Human Rights Defender Ahmed Mansoor. Details..