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English definition of “Amnesty International”

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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 death
Translations of “Amnesty International”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大赦國際,國際特赦組織…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大赦国际…
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