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Question 1:
Where is Amnesty International?
White Plains
General secretariat in London

Question 2:
When was Amnesty International founded?
July 1961 by Peter Benenson in the United Kingdom

Question 3: Consultative status was granted at the ________ in 1972.
UNESCOInter-American Commission on Human RightsUNICEFUnited Nations Human Rights Council

Question 4: Initially they were staged in London primarily as comedy galas featuring popular British comedic performers such as members of ________, later expanding to include leading musical performers.
John CleeseMichael PalinMonty PythonEric Idle

Question 5: She had called the links "a gross error of judgment" that risked Amnesty's reputation on human rights, and said it was wrong to ally with "Britain's most famous supporter of the ________".
Islamic terrorismAl-QaedaAbu SayyafTaliban

Question 6: [2] The organisation was awarded the 1977 ________ for its "campaign against torture",[3] and the United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights in 1978.
Nobel Peace PrizeNelson MandelaNobel PrizeUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Question 7: There was a [15] of the decision to release Senator Pinochet, taken by the then British ________ Mr Jack Straw, before that decision had actually been taken, in an attempt to prevent the release of Senator Pinochet.
James CallaghanWinston ChurchillRobert PeelHome Secretary

Question 8: This legal challenge was a novel attempt to use legal process to challenge a decision before it was taken and could be seen as hard to reconcile with the ________, as it was predicated on a presumption that the Home Secretary had erred in law whatever the reasons were for the decision.
Index of politics articlesInternational relationsPolitical philosophyRule of law

Question 9: The organisation was awarded the 1977 ________ for its "campaign against torture"[3] in 1978.
Nelson MandelaNobel Peace PrizeUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesNobel Prize

Question 10: Apart from a second campaign on torture during the first half of the decade, the major AI event of the 1980s was the 1988 ________ tour.
Live AidHope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake ReliefBenefit concertHuman Rights Now!

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