Not all graphic design serves corporate masters or artistic vanities - some, like
the young Dutch designers which made these bus stop posters for Amnesty
International - seek to heal what is broken. (please check the links and click to enlarge)
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign
for internationally recognized human rights. AI’svision is of a world in which
every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration
of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.
In pursuit of this vision, AI’s mission is to undertake research and action focused
on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental
integrity, freedom of conscience and expression,and freedom from discrimination,
within the context of its work to promote all human rights. AI is independent
of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion.
It does not support or oppose any government or political system,nor does it
support or oppose the views of the victims whose rightsit seeks to protect. It
is concerned solely with the impartial protection of human rights. AI has a
varied network of members and supporters around the world. At the latest
count, there were more than 2.2 million members, supporters and subscribers
in over 150 countries and territories in every region of the world.
Although they come from many different backgrounds and have widely
different political and religious beliefs, they are united by a determination
to work for a world where everyone enjoys human rights.
AI is a democratic, self-governing movement. Major policy decisions are
taken by an International Council made up of representatives from all
AI's national sections, members and supporters are primarily responsible for
funding the movement. No funds are sought or accepted from governments
for AI’s work investigating and campaigning against human rights violations.