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Amnesty International USA


Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is the U.S. branch of Amnesty International, a worldwide movement of people who campaign impartially for internationally recognized human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards to be respected and protected. The organization’s mission is to conduct research and take action to prevent and end grave abuses of all human rights. AIUSA is headquartered in New York City and has some 360,000 members in the US and 1800 local and student chapters across the country. Amnesty received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977.