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Global: Amnesty International Celebrates 50 Years

Categories: North America, U.S.A., Citizen Media, Human Rights

Global human rights champion Amnesty International celebrated their 50th anniversary [1] on May 28, 2011. The organization has 3 millions members and is credited for supporting [2] the release of thousands of prisoners of conscience. See photos [3] of celebrations on Flickr, and a special birthday present by Dutch designer Maarten Baas: a giant empty chair [4].