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Currently the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. For half a century Amnesty International has borne witness to abuses and atrocities, has offered hope to the oppressed and forgotten, and has campaigned with innovation and determination for justice. It has played a leading role in making torturers international outlaws, in ending the untouchable status of leaders accused of human rights crimes and in achieving unstoppable momentum toward a death penalty-free world. We received the Nobel Peace Prize for our life-saving work.

50 Years Of Human Rights

50 Years Protecting Justice, Freedom and Truth

This powerful film captures 50 years of Amnesty International's work, and challenges us to continue to change the world together by advancing human rights for all.

Shining a Light on Human Rights for 50 Years

2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Amnesty International, which began with one person and an idea -- to protect the basic dignity and human rights of those imprisoned for their beliefs.

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