Amnesty International and the U.N.

September 16, 1997
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For the first time ever, Amnesty International yesterday made a direct presentation to the UN Security Council, one of the most powerful institutions in the world and the one international body that has war making powers. The 15-member Council has long been criticized for burying human rights issues, particularly when the abuses involve one of the big five Security Council members or UN soldiers on peacekeeping operations.

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