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PRESSURE GROUPS. Amnesty International. Amnesty International: Aims. Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.

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Pressure groups

PRESSURE GROUPS

Amnesty International


Amnesty international aims

Amnesty International: Aims

  • Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.

  • Their vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.


Amnesty international method

Amnesty International: Method

  • •observe trials

  • •interview local officials

  • •liaise with human rights activists

  • •monitor global and local media

  • •publish detailed reports

  • •inform the news media

  • •publicize our concerns in documents, leaflets, posters, advertisements, newsletters and websites

  • We help stop human rights abuses by mobilizing the public to put pressure on governments, armed political groups, companies and intergovernmental bodies via: •public demonstrations

  • •vigils

  • •letter-writing campaigns

  • •human rights education

  • •awareness-raising concerts

  • •direct lobbying

  • •targeted appeals

  • •email petitions and other online actions

  • •partnerships with local campaigning groups

  • •community activities

  • •co-operation with student groups


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