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How to join the struggle for human rights

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* Write to and go and see your MP on current human rights issues.

Amnesty International, 8-14 Southampton Street, London WC2. Telephone 01-836 5621.

Amnesty works for the release of prisoners of conscience, opposes the use of torture and the death penalty, advocates fair and early trials for all political prisoners detained without charge or trial.

How to join:

As an individual member by paying £5 a year (£2.50 for pensioners and students). Every two months you will receive the newspaper "British Amnesty documenting the case history of six prisoners and details or action you can take on their behalf.

As a member of an affiliated group. Affiliated groups take part in campaigns through material available to the general public. Groups pay a minimum annual subscription of £7.00.

Catholic Institute for International Relations, 1 Cambridge Terrace, London NW I. Telephone 01-487 4431.

A development and human rights agency with strong links in Latin America and Southern Africa.

Minimum individual annual subscription £3.50.

Catholic Commission for International Justice and Peace, 38-40 Eccleston Square, London SW1. Telephone 01-834 5138.

A commission set up to advise the bishops of England and Wales on matters of international justice and peace.

It is not possible to join the national commission but there are both diocesan and local groups.

Keston College, Heathfield Road, Keston, Kent. Telephone Farnborough 50116.

A research and study centre, which studies the state of religious communities in the Soviet Union and East European countries ruled by communist governments.

Pax Christi, Blackfriars Hall, Southampton Road, London NW5. Telephone 01-485 7977.

Activities include work to raise awareness about prisoners of conscience.

How to join. Individual membership £2 a year.

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