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English definition of “Amnesty International”

Amnesty International

noun uk   us  
an international organization that works to persuade governments to release people who are in prison for their beliefs and to stop the use of torture and punishment by deathHuman rightsNamed organizations and societies and their members
(Definition of Amnesty International from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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