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Amnesty International (AI)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’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

Exclusive Economic Zone Geneva Convention Nobel Peace Prize Polymetallic Nodule Amnesty International 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2004

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  • Barry Turner

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