Amnesty International (AI)

  • Nick Heath-Brown
Part of the The Stateman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Origin. Founded in 1961 by British lawyer Peter Benenson as a one-year campaign for the release of prisoners of conscience, Amnesty International has grown to become a worldwide organization, winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977.

Keywords

Europe Shipping Income Turkey Egypt 

Further Reading

  1. Power, Jonathan, Like Water on Stone: The Story of Amnesty International. 2001Google Scholar

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  • Nick Heath-Brown

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