Will YOU Fly The Flag for Human Rights?

24 – 30 June

See our six-point action plan to how you can be part of this powerful moment of hope, togetherness and creativity. Whether you’re an individual, a company, a community group or school, you can add your voice to support that human rights are for everyone, every day.


1. BUY a flag

2. MAKE a flag

3. SHARE to your social channels

4. JOIN one of our events

5. LEARN more about human rights

6. ACT


BUY a flag

Ai Weiwei’s flag is available to purchase from our online shop at a range of sizes including hand-held flags available in packs of five. Bespoke options are also available.

MAKE a flag

Get creative and make your own flag. Be inspired by Ai Weiwei’s design, or find your own way to represent what you want to say. Have a look at our information pack below to get you started thinking about materials, ideas and design and don’t forget to share your creations online at #FlyTheFlag70 to inspire others and spread the word.

We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

Many of our Advocates are hosting flag-making workshops. Click here to find out if there’s one in your area.

SHARE to your social channels


We want to spread the word as far as possible. Tell your friends and contacts that you’ll be flying the flag for human rights. Use the hashtag #FlyTheFlag70. You can download the above images here:

JOIN one of our events

Find out about events and activities across the UK and beyond. There are performances, talks, workshops, parades, exhibitions and trails celebrating universal human rights.

LEARN more about human rights

Discover the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and explore resources created by our charity partners Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Liberty.


Inspired to get more involved in defending human rights? Take action by supporting a campaign like Amnesty’s Write for Rights, sign a petition, volunteer your time or become a member of a human rights charity to learn about their latest campaigns and activities.