Collection 031 - Amnesty International : International Secretariat : [Part 1]

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ZA COM MR-AAO-031

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Amnesty International : International Secretariat : [Part 1]

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  • 1961 - present (Accumulation)

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The International Institute for Social History holds the archives of Amnesty International. The IISH holds the archive of the A.I. Dutch section also.

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Amnesty International was founded in 1961 in London as an independent organisation to mobilise public opinion in defence of people who are imprisoned because their ideas are unacceptable to the government in their country. One of their areas of work is campaigning for the release of political prisoners and actions against torture.

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+44-20-74135500
+44-20-79561157
www.amnesty.org
Amnesty International International Secretariat
1 Easton Street
London
WC1X 0DW
UK
Amnesty International International Secretariat
1 Easton Street
London
United Kingdom

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