Friday, May 28, 2010

The foundation of Amnesty International

From On May 28, 1961 Amnesty International was founded, by English lawyer Peter Benenson, Irish Nobel Laureate Seán MacBride (chairman from 1961 to 1975) and others, with an article, 'The Forgotten Prisoners', in the London Observer and the Paris Le Monde.

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted

Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international standards ...

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