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Amnesty International founded
May 28, 1961
International organization headquartered in London that seeks to inform public opinion about violations of human rights, especially the abridgments of freedom of speech and of religion. The organization was founded in London on May 28, 1961, through the principal efforts of Peter Benenson.
Ian Fleming born
May 28, 1908
Suspense-fiction novelist whose character James Bond, the stylish, high-living British secret service agent 007, became one of the most successful and widely imitated heroes of 20th-century popular fiction.
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