Amnesty International


Amnesty International
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an organization that supports human rights, especially people's right to express their beliefs without being punished. Its members write to governments to persuade them to set free people who are in prison because of their political or religious beliefs.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Amnesty International — an independent worldwide organization working against human rights violations and for the release of persons imprisoned for political or religious dissent; Nobel peace prize 1977. Abbr.: AI, A.I. * * * ▪ international organization  international… …   Universalium

  • Amnesty International (AI) — International human rights organization. It was founded in 1961 by Peter Benenson, a London lawyer who organized a letter writing campaign calling for amnesty for prisoners of conscience. AI seeks to inform the public about violations of human… …   Universalium

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  • Amnesty International USA — Amnesty International USA, fondée en 1966[1], est la section américaine de l ONG non partisane Amnesty International qui a œuvré à la libération des prisonniers de conscience, s opposer à la torture, d autres violations des droits de l homme dans …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand — Infobox Company | company name = Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand company company type = Non Governmental Organisation company slogan = n/a. foundation = 1965, New Zealand location = Wellington, New Zealand key people = Patrick Holmes,… …   Wikipedia

  • Amnesty International South Africa — Infobox Company | company name = Amnesty International South Africa company company type = Non Governmental Organisation company slogan = n/a. foundation = 1991, South Africa location = Pretoria, South Africa industry = human rights products =… …   Wikipedia


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