To coincide with International Music for Human Rights Day / December 10th, LimeWire Store releases Live at Lime with Tom Morello, available only at LimeWire Store. The Grammy-winning Morello performs two outstanding covers- “Human,” originally released by The Killers in 2008, and “Joe Hill,” a classic folk song written in 1930 by Alfred Hayes about […]
Tom Morello, who has been a long time supporter of Amnesty International has teamed up with Amnesty’s 100 Days Action to urge President-elect Barack Obama to make human rights central to his new administration. In the first 100 days, Amnesty International is calling on the new administration to: – announce a plan and date to […]
Richard Hughes, drummer with Keane, is a committed human rights campaigner and has pledged his support to Troy Davis’ case about Music for Human Rights. He recently received a personal letter of thanks from Troy’s sister Martina, after he wore a similar t-shirt to the one pictured on ‘Later with Jools Holland’ which did a […]
Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Laureate who is currently under house arrest and on trial in Myanmar, was announced as this year’s Ambassador Of Conscience Award recipient. The news was announced from stage at U2’s show in Dublin on July 27th just prior to the band performing “Walk On”.
Serj Tankian has teamed up with Amnesty International to support the Global Write-A-Thon December 5th through December 14th. When you register to write a letter you’ll get a thank you email with a link to download a free song that Serj wrote especially for the Write-A-Thon called “Fears”. You can listen to a stream of […]
Salvador Santana, the 26-year-old keyboardist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter from the Bay Area invites Amnesty International supporters to download a free track from his upcoming album, “Keyboard City”.
The Secret Policeman’s Balls is the collective name for a legendary series of hilarious, irreverent and groundbreaking benefit shows staged to raise funds for Amnesty International. Beginning in 1976, the Balls featured the cream of Britain’s comedians and an astounding line-up of international musical talent. International human rights news shows have been credited by numerous […]