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  • STAY INFORMED about political prisoners by subscribing to Democracy Alerts & Democracy News. Subscribe here and The World Movement for Democracy will make sure you're emailed the latest updates about political prisoners.

Spread the Word

  • FOLLOW us on Facebook and Twitter and help us build momentum.
  • SHARE a message in support of the #SetThemFree campaign on your social media profiles.
  • POST your stories and photos of political prisoners and use the hashtag #SetThemFree in your social media posts.
  • E-MAIL your friends about the campaign.
  • UPLOAD #SetThemFree campaign graphics to your profiles! 


  • HOST #SetThemFree-themed meetings in your community, city, or country, to inform others of imprisoned activists. These meetings can just be informal gatherings with some food or/and drinks, or demonstrations in the streets. Don’t forget to send us your pictures/videos!
  • GET TOGETHER with high school and college student groups to raise awareness about political prisoners. Send us pictures/videos clips!
  • SET UP an “Information Table” at civic events and conferences that you know are happening in your community.

Mobilize Your Community

  • SEND direct messages to your local and national governments calling for the release of political prisoners. 
  • ASK your local newspapers, journalists and writers in your city to highlight the stories of imprisoned activists.
  • TAKE photos with your friends with a #SetThemFree sign and the names of activists you want to support. Share them in your social media spaces, and send them to us for us share.