“Amnesty champions women, children and oppressed minorities, fights torture, campaigns against the death penalty, defends prisoners of conscience and the rights of refugees, and calls oppressive regimes to account. Its inspiring vision is of a world in which every person enjoys the freedoms of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” British Guardian writes presenting the activities of well-known human rights protecting organization.
“On May 28 Fatullayev was given a special Amnesty award for his quiet heroism. Fatullayev has been beaten up, intimidated with death threats, and finally thrown in jail. He was dramatically freed last week, a release he attributed to Amnesty.
Amnesty’s history reminds us that the battle for free speech must be fought and won anew in every successive generation. After 60 years of service its power and its relevance are undimmed,” Guardian writes.