Amnesty International

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human rights, Pinochet, Karadzic, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Amnesty International
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Referat
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL (logo: burning candle wrapped in a barbed wire) Amnesty is an independent, international organisation that seeks to inform public opinion about violations of human rights, especially the abridgements of freedom of speech and of religion. Moreover it seeks the release of prisoners of conscience who are not guilty of any violence and it demands fair trials for them. It opposes all kinds of inhuman treatment like the death penalty and torture and it tries to find out about people who have disappeared . The movement was founded in London in 1961 by Peter Benenson who called on people of every stratum of society to work for the release of thousands of persons who have been imprisoned because of their beliefs. If Amnesty International finds out about a prisoner of ...

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Referat
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Englisch
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