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What does the Amnesty International logo mean?

What does the Amnesty International logo mean?

Amnesty’s logo – a candle surrounded by barbed wire – was designed. The candle represents hope and the barbed wire represents prison. Thousands of people wrote in to join the new organisation. Amnesty International was born. Now Amnesty International is the biggest voluntary human rights organisation in the world.

What is the slogan of Amnesty International?

Amnesty International

Motto It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Location Global
Services Protecting human rights
Fields Social justice, letter-writing campaigns, and human rights awareness

Is Amnesty International a Canadian organization?

Amnesty International (also referred to as Amnesty or AI) is an international non-governmental organization focused on human rights, with its headquarters in the United Kingdom. The organization says it has more than ten million members and supporters around the world.

What font does Amnesty use?

Arial − a widely available sans serif font.

Why is Amnesty International logo a candle?

The candle represents Amnesty Internationalʼs commitment to remember that political prisoners are being held all over the world and AIʼs commitment to bring the prisoners hope for their fair treatment and eventual release.

Is Amnesty International a good charity to give to?

This charity’s score is 89.39, earning it a 3-Star rating. Donors can “Give with Confidence” to this charity.

Why did amnesty leave India?

Crackdown on Amnesty India In September 2020, after an eight-year stint in India, Amnesty International said that it was halting work in India due to a “continuing crackdown” and “harassment” by the government of Prime Minister Modi.

Who founded Amnesty International Canada?

Peter Benenson
1961. Amnesty International was founded in London by Peter Benenson – an English labour lawyer. He was traveling on the London underground when he read an article that two Portuguese students had been sentenced to seven years in prision in Portugal for allegedly “having drunk a toast to liberty.

What does Amnesty International do in Canada?

We turn knowledge of human rights violations into global awareness and action. We uncover the truth about human rights abuses, and mobilize individuals to take action so that human rights abuses are stopped, individuals and communities are protected, and perpetrators of human rights violations are brought to justice.

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