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"With over 2.2 million members, supporters, and subscribers from over 150 countries, Amnesty International is a truly worldwide organisation, campaigning tirelessly for human rights equality for all."
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Amnesty International was founded in 1961, by a British lawyer called Peter Benenson and which British newspaper?
The Daily Mail
In 1963, the first ever Chairman of the International Executive Committee of Amnesty International was elected. Who was he?
Which three word term was coined by Peter Benenson to describe someone imprisoned for their political beliefs yet innocent of any crime?
(Three Words 8,2,10)
What is the well known logo of Amnesty International?
Candle and barbed wire
A baby holding a key
Joined black and white hands
Crossed red keys on a white ground
In 2002, Amnesty International succeeded in having an "Optional Protocol" added to the Child Human Rights Act in the UN. This protocol raised the age at which states can legally recruit children into the armed forces to 18.
What was the legal age under the Act previously?
Which famous figure was the 2006 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience?
Aung San Suu Kyi
In their campaigning for the rights of refugees and migrants, Amnesty International refers to "IDPs". What does IDP stand for?
Internationally Dispossessed People
Intercontinental Dispersal of Peoples
Internal Disposition of Populations
Internally Displaced Persons
Amnesty International support the "White Ribbon Campaign" in the UK, aimed at ending violence towards which group of people?
Which former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said "It's a worn cliché, but if Amnesty did not exist, it would have to be invented. It is simply unique."
Auguste R. Lindt
In June 2007, various recording stars got together and made an album of songs to support the work of Amnesty International. Whose songs did they all cover?
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