Amnesty International

Tracy Chapman, Sting and Bruce Springsteen on Amnesty International's 1988 tour (Luke Frazza, Getty Images)

Amnesty International Concerts, Featuring Springsteen, Sting, U2, Coming To DVD & CD

Beginning in 1986, the Human Rights Concerts toured the globe to raise funds and awareness of Amnesty International. Acts like Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and more took the stage to perform for a cause.

10/11/2013

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Bono, Bob Geldof, More To Honor Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Sun Kyi will be honored by Bono, Live Aid organizer/musician Bob Geldof, rapper Lupe Fiasco, actress Vanessa Redgrave and more at the Electric Burma concert. The sold-out benefit concert will be held at Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on June 18th.

06/08/2012

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Actor George Clooney Arrested At Washington D.C. Political Rally

George Clooney, his dad journalist Nick Clooney and several others were arrested outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C. this afternoon, for protesting the country’s blockage of food and aid from entering the Nuba Mountains […]

03/16/2012

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Last.fm Trends: Miley Cyrus Takes On Dylan

Pop princess Miley Cyrus has stepped firmly out of her realm by covering Bob Dylan‘s “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go” from his 1975 album Blood On The Tracks. The track is part […]

01/26/2012

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Pop Stars Miley Cyrus & Ke$ha Cover Bob Dylan on Charity Compilation Album

Tomorrow, January 24th, is the day Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International will be released. The four disc set includes covers from artists across all genres of […]

01/23/2012

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Pete Townshend Records Track for Upcoming Bob Dylan Tribute Album

The new Bob Dylan tribute album, Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan, will be released by Amnesty International at the end of January and features many artists, notably guitar great and Rock and […]

12/13/2011

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Sting Cancels Concert in Kazakhstan Over Human Rights Issues

Former [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Police[/lastfm] frontman, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sting[/lastfm], has been touring across Eastern Europe with his Symphonicity orchestral tour and decided to cancel yesterday’s show in Kazakhstan. The cancelation is a result of pressure from Amnesty International […]

07/05/2011

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