Write for Rights - Why we should care about Kyrgyzstan?

Write for Rights: Why we should care about Kyrgyzstan

15 years in prison for peacefully protesting…

In today’s short story, journalist Mathilda Mallinson meets a human rights defender whose plight unites us across borders. She faces imprisonment in a secluded mountainous country that lies at a crucial juncture between Asia and Europe. As the forces against her take root around the world, there’s one key takeaway: she could be you.

Find out why Rita’s story matters to you, and what you can do to help.

The episode is hosted by Mathilda Mallinson (@mathildamall) and features music by Samfire (@soundofsamfire). Learn more at amnesty.org.uk.

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