Like Water on Stone

Like Water on Stone : The Story of Amnesty International

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Founded in London in 1961 by a radical lawyer, Peter Berenson, Amnesty International is one of the most influential and respected non-governmental organizations in the world. Its story reflects the changing attitudes to political prisoners and human rights throughout the first and third worlds. Always controversial, Amnesty continues to question orthodoxies. Its struggle to free political prisoners goes on, but it also recognizes the need to fight for human rights in whatever form they are denied or abused.

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 16mm | 230g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • facsimiles, index
  • 0140282319
  • 9780140282313
  • 1,655,696

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Jonathan Power's weekly foreign affairs column is syndicated to over twenty newspapers throughout the world. He has published five previous books and most recently edited the official history of the United Nations.

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