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What is Amnesty International?
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for human rights. AI’s work is based on careful
research and on the standards agreed by the international community. AI is independent of any government, political
ideology, economic interest or religion. It does not support or oppose any government or political system, nor does it
support or oppose the views of the victims whose rights it seeks to protect. It is concerned solely with the impartial
protection of human rights.
What is Amnesty International’s vision?
AI’s vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of
Human Rights and other international human rights standards.
What is Amnesty International’s mission?
AI's mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical
and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its
work to promote all human rights.
Amnesty International’s Numbers
There are more than 1.8 million members, supporters and subscribers in over 150 countries and territories in every
region of the world.
Amnesty International’s funding
AI's national sections and local volunteer groups are primarily responsible for funding the movement. No funds are
sought or accepted from governments for AI's work investigating and campaigning against human rights violations.
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Join – When you join Amnesty International, you become part of a worldwide movement. As an individual member, or as
part of a local group or a specialist network, your individual voice will join with countless others to build pressure for
Donate – A financial donation to Amnesty International is a vital act of support for human rights. Amnesty International's
funding depends on the contributions of its worldwide membership and on donations from the public.
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|The Amnesty International Miami Chapter meets the
second Wednesday of each month at 8:00 p.m. at
Books & Books located at 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables,