UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    Amnesty International is

    A)  an agency of the United Nations to help refugees of civil wars

    B)  a global Human Rights Movement

    C)  a non-governmental voluntary organisation to help very poor people

    D)  an inter-governmental agency to cater to medical emergencies in war-ravaged regions

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Exp. [b] Amnesty International is a non-governmental organisation. It was founded in Lodan in July 1961 by Peter Benenson. In the field of Human Rights Organisations. Amnesty has the longest history and broadest name recognition, and is believed by many to set standards for the movement as a whole. It is 7 million members and supporters around the world.

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