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Amnesty International

  • By: Wendy H. Wong
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Amnesty International (AI) is an international nongovernmental organization (NGO) committed to protecting human rights worldwide. It is widely recognized for its accomplishments, such as winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977. Among human rights NGOs, it is notably a membership ...

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