Amnesty International (AI) is an IGO (Intergovernmental Organization) which boasts of a global membership in approximately over 150 countries and a total of approximately three million members (Amnesty International, 2011). Its main area of interest is in protection of human rights and campaigns to stop crimes against humanity. The vision of Amnesty International describes a world where all individuals enjoy international standards of human rights as per the International Declaration of Human Rights. AI is independent of any religious, political, governmental or economic interests.
History of Amnesty International
AI began in 1961 as a