言葉と絵による「Dreams of Freedom」


イギリスの新聞「ガーディアン(The Guardian)」は、アムネスティ・インターナショナル(Amnesty International)との交際で、ダライ・ラマ(Dalai Lama)とアウン・サン・スー・チー(Aung San Suu Kyi)を含む自由のための偉大なチャンピオンからの人権に対する霊感の言葉。
美しい絵は、イラストレーターのためオリバー・ジェファーズ(Oliver Jeffers)からクリス・リデル(Chris Riddell)とロス・アスキス(Ros Asquith)にである。

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世界人権宣言(The Universal Declaration of Human Rights)は、私達に、「私達のすべては、自由のもとに誕生する。」と言うけれども、何のため、そのは本当の意味にするか?
これを、アムネスティ・インターナショナルとの交際において出版された「Dreams of Freedom(自由の夢{」と呼ばれる新しい本において美しく探検すると報告した。

You’ll notice the words and pictures in this gallery are by people from all over the world. The illustration for the front cover of the book (seen here) is by Oliver Jeffers, born in Australia, brought up in Northern Ireland and now living in America
Illustration: Amnesty International/Oliver Jeffers

Words by Mikhail Bakunin, a Russian writer and anarchist born in 1814 (died 1876) who spent years in prison for his writing on Freedom and equality. Picture by Icelandic author and illustrator Birgitta Sif
Illustration: Amnesty International/Birgitta Sif

Words by Aung San Suu Kyi who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her non-violet struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma, where she spent nearly 20 years under house arrest. Pictures by British illustrator Alexis Deacon, most famous for her book about a little lost alien, Beegu
Photograph: Amnesty International

Words Armando Valladares, a Cuban artist who spent 22 years in prison for expressing his views. Picture by British illustrator, cartoonist and author Ros Asquith
Illustration: Amnesty International/Ros Asquith

Words by Ali Ferzat, a Syrian political cartoonist whose work has earned him death threats. Picture by French illustrator Barroux
Photograph: Amnesty International

Words by Chief Standing Bear, a Native American Ponca chief who died in 1908. He won a lawsuit against the US army for ejecting his people from their homelands. Picture by US illustrator R Gregory Christie
Photograph: Amnesty International/R Gregory Christie

Words by the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, Buddhist monk and spiritual leader of Tibt. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for Tibet’s liberation from China. Picture by Australian Aboriginal author Sally Morgan
Illustration: Amnesty International/Sally Morgan

Words by Clare Balding, a leading broadcaster, presenter and writer. Picture by German illustrator Antje von Stemm
Illustration: Amnesty International/Antje von Stemm

Words by Nadia Anjuman, a poet and journalist in Afghanistan who was born in 1980 and died, aged just 25, in 2005. She was killed by her husband who beat her to death for shaming the family by writing poetry about the oppression of Afghan women. Illustration by British author and illustrator Jackie Morris
Illustration: Amnesty International/Jackie Morris

Words by Anne Frank, born in 1929 and one of over a million children killed in the Nazi Holocaust in 1945. While in hiding she wrote a diary that was discovered after her death, which has become one of the most famous diaries in the world: Diary of a Young Girl. Picture by Spanish writer and illustrator Javier Zabala
Illustration: Amnesty International/Javier Zabala

This Chinese proverb inspired Peter Benenson when he founded Amnesty International in 1961, and that’s why Amnesty use a candle as their logo. Picture by Chris Riddell, British illustrator, writer and political cartoonist for the Guardian and Observer (yep, that’s us!).

Want to get involved in standing up for freedom? Find out how to join or start an Amnesty group.

All the dreams of freedom and illustrations from this gallery, along with many others, can be found in Dreams of Freedom, published in association with Amnesty International, and available from the Guardian bookshop
Photograph: Amnesty International

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