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Amnesty International Day

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About Amnesty International Day

When is Amnesty International Day? This holiday is always celebrated on May 28

Amnesty International Day, a May 28 holiday, recognizes the need to protect human rights around the world. While the title of this day directly speaks of the Amnesty International Organization, this day is actually dedicated to improving Human Rights around the world. The Amnesty International organization strives to accomplish its goals by providing awareness and recognition of the issues. In essence, their goal is to make the world a better place. They work to publicize local and regional problems and to arouse citizens, governments, and politicians to action.

Amnesty International fights for Human Rights around the world. They seek to end any form of human rights abuses wherever they are found. This includes times of war and times of peace. They are a voice for unfairly imprisoned people and a voice for those in need of help. And they seek governments to make or change laws as needed.

How to Participate in Amnesty International Day

Here are a few ideas on how to participate in and celebrate this holiday:

  • Learning more about human rights issues.
  • Becoming active in human rights causes.
  • Writing your politician on human rights issues.
  • Dedicate your time and efforts to help Amnesty International reach its goals.
  • Make a monetary donation to them.

Today's Quote

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – – Robin Williams

This Day in History

Here are some things that happened on this day:

  • Dodge Brothers Inc. and Chrysler Corporation merge. (1928)
  • Abraham Lincoln makes a famous quote: “You can fool some of the people all of the time, all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of time”. (1849)
  • Gladys Knight, singer, “Gladys Knight and the Pips” is born. (1944)

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History and Origin of Amnesty International Day

We have no doubt that Amnesty International Day was created either by this organization or someone associated with it in some way. Oddly, we find no one taking direct credit for creating this holiday.

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