Amnesty International Research Paper

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Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a non-governmental organisation focused on achieving human rights while still respecting international law as well as respecting everyone involved. The stated objective of the organisation is "to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights, and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated.’’

Amnesty draws attention to human rights abuses and campaigns for compliance with international laws and standards.Amnesty tries to achieve human rights through attracting the attention of the public and getting the involved.

Amnesty evolves

Amnesty has managed to take human rights from being insignificant to being the headlines internationally.
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Amnesty International felt this shift was important, not just to give credence to its principle of the indivisibility of rights, but because of what it saw as the growing power of companies and the undermining of many nation states as a result of globalisation.

During the first half of the new decade, Amnesty International turned its attention to violence against women, controls on the world arms trade, concerns surrounding the effectiveness of the UN, and ending torture.



‘’Whoever you are, wherever you live, all the decisions you make about your own body should be
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Amnesty International opposes capital punishment in all cases, regardless of the crime committed, the circumstances surrounding the individual or the method of execution.

I firmly believe in Amnesty International’s principles and what they stand for. By investigating and exposing the facts whenever and abuse happens, Amnesty is taking a stand for what is right and what they believe in while still keeping a humane standard by constantly keeping their promises and respecting, acknowledging international law.

I admire Amnesty because by telling the powerful stories of the people they work with, they mobilise millions of supporters around the world to campaign for change and stand in defence of activists on the frontline.

They support people to claim their rights through education and training.

I believe their actions are justified in that they are approaching each problem with detailed research and determined campaigning, we help fight abuses of human rights worldwide. They bring torturers to justice. Change oppressive laws. And free people jailed just for voicing their