The Secret History Of How British Intelligence Created Amnesty International

Amnesty International projects itself as the watchdog on human rights worldwide with the stated mission to campaign for “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 instruments.” However, lesser known is the fact that Amnesty International was created by British Intelligence for intelligence gathering to carry out social engineering of targeted nations critical of the British Empire. Amnesty International was involved in not only the cover-up of torture and regime change by British agents but also in sparking a war.

The Secret History Of How British Intelligence Created Amnesty International
The Secret History Of How British Intelligence Created Amnesty International

Amnesty International – Intelligence gathering arm of British Empire

Amnesty’s stellar image as a global defender of human rights runs counter to its early days when the British Foreign Office was censoring reports critical of the British Empire. During the 1960s the U.K. was withdrawing from its colonies and the Foreign Office and Colonial Office were hungry for information from human-rights activists about the situations on the ground. In 1963, the Foreign Office instructed its operatives abroad to provide “discreet support” for Amnesty’s campaigns.

The Deep State Anglo American lobby has since been working to re-create the British Empire of Modern Times, recruiting native politicians and businessmen for gathering intelligence and cracking business deals. One of its outfits, CTD Advisors operated by the son of a Pakistani British spy and heavily infested with former British intelligence chiefs advocating foreign intervention in Kashmir was recently exposed by GreatGameIndia.

Due to its meddling in Kashmir, former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1990 (that time Leader of Opposition) demanded ban of entry of Amnesty International in Kashmir accusing Amnesty as a dubious organisation.

Dr Kirsten Sellars the Visiting Fellow at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University writes:

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During the 1960s the United Kingdom was still in the process of withdrawing from its colonies, and civil service departments such as the Colonial Office and the Foreign Office welcomed information from those familiar with human rights issues. The relationship between Amnesty and Whitehall was placed on a more solid footing in 1963, when the Foreign Office wrote to overseas missions urging “discreet support” for Amnesty: discreet, because its public endorsement would have seriously undermined the campaign’s credibility.

Peter Benenson – the Undercover Spy

Peter Benenson, the co-founder of Amnesty International, had deep ties to the British Foreign Office and Colonial Office. During the war, he worked in military intelligence at the Bletchley Park code-breaking center. Benenson worked as an undercover spy gathering intelligence under the cover of Amnesty International, directly sponsored by The Crown.

Peter Benenson Amnesty International British Intelligence
Peter Benenson, the co-founder of Amnesty International worked as an undercover spy gathering intelligence under the cover of Amnesty International, directly sponsored by The Crown.

In 1964, Benenson enlisted the Foreign Office’s assistance in obtaining a visa to Haiti. The Foreign Office secured the visa and wrote to its Haiti representative Alan Elgar saying it “support[ed] the aims of Amnesty International.” There, Benenson went undercover as a painter, as Minister of State Walter Padley told him prior to his departure that “We shall have to be a little careful not to give the Haitians the impression that your visit is actually sponsored by Her Majesty’s Government.”

Amnesty International infiltrated by Spies

In 1966, Amnesty International was rocked by a major scandal when its founder Peter Benenson claimed that the organisation was infiltrated by British intelligence agents and called for its headquarters to be moved to another country. This is followed by claims from the US that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was also involved in Amnesty. Benenson himself was then exposed for accepting funds from the British Government.

Unclassified documents also reveal how Israeli intelligence operated the local branch of Amnesty International. The Israeli government funded the establishment and activity of the Amnesty International branch in Israel in the 1960s and 70s. Official documents reveal that the chairman of the organization was in constant contact with the Foreign Ministry and received instructions from it.

Regime Change in Sudan

In the mid 1990s, the Sudan Vision Daily, a daily newspaper in Sudan, compared Amnesty to the US National Endowment for Democracy, during its regime change campaign in Sudan. The newspaper claimed “Amnesty International is, in essence, a British intelligence organization which is a part of the Government decision making system.”

In a September 2016 report, Amnesty International claimed that the Sudanese government was waging chemical warfare against its own people. Western media ran with it as fact, but African media found it to be highly dubious and based on hearsay. The following Sudanese report (republished in full by Modern Ghana) reflects on Amnesty International’s history as a propaganda arm of the British government.

Amnesty international has frequently used the service to diffuse political propaganda and deliver its messages against political opponents all over the world using both radio and TV.. It may not be a surprise to many that the list of the British Government opponents is the same list as Amnesty opponents.

The recent report of Amnesty on Darfur is just part of the British negative role against Sudan. The recently disclosed type of nexus between Amnesty and the British Government reveals that the former was originally a clandestine intelligence organ affiliated to the latter. Amnesty is a British clone of the American National Endowment for Democracy which preceded Amnesty in working under the umbrella of the State Department. Therefore, Amnesty is not just a pressure group; it is, in essence a British Intelligence organization which is a part of the Government decision making system.

Amnesty International coverup torture by British agents in Yemen

In 1966, an Amnesty report on the British colony of Aden, a port city in present-day Yemen, detailed the British government’s torture of detainees at the Ras Morbut interrogation center. Prisoners there were stripped naked during interrogations, were forced to sit on poles that entered their anus, had their genitals twisted, cigarettes burned on their face, and were kept in cells where feces and urine covered the floor.

The report was never released, however. Benenson said that Amnesty general secretary Robert Swann had censored it to please the Foreign Office, but Amnesty co-founder Eric Baker said Benenson and Swann had met with the Foreign Office and agreed to keep the report under wraps in exchange for reforms.

Amnesty International exposed by Dr Francis Boyle

Francis Boyle is a professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law. He drafted the U.S. domestic implementing legislation for the Biological Weapons Convention, known as the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, that was approved unanimously by both Houses of the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President George H.W. Bush.

In an exclusive interview given to Geopolitics and Empire, Dr. Boyle confirmed GreatGameIndia‘s exclusive report Coronavirus Bioweapon – where we reported in detail how Chinese Biowarfare agents working at the Canadian lab in Winnipeg were involved in the smuggling of Coronavirus to Wuhan’s lab from where it is believed to have been leaked.

In the explosive interview Dr. Francis Boyle, gave a detailed statement admitting that the 2019 Wuhan Coronavirus is an offensive Biological Warfare Weapon and that the World Health Organization (WHO) already knows about it.

As member of the board of Amnesty International USA at the end of the 1980s and early 1990s, he claimed that Amnesty International USA acted in ways closely related to United States foreign policy interests. He attributes links between Amnesty International and US/UK foreign policy interests to the relatively large financial contribution of Amnesty International USA to AI’s international budget, which he estimated at 20%. Boyle added that Amnesty International was instrumental in publicizing the “Iraqi soldiers dumping children from incubators in Kuwait” hoax.

How Amnesty International sparked a War

In an exclusive interview with Covert Action Quarterly, Dr Francis Boyle explained how covert agents at Amnesty International sparked a war:

Of the six votes in the United States Senate that passed the resolution to go to war, several of those senators said that they were influenced by the Amnesty report. Now I want to make it clear this was not a job by Amnesty International but by London, and what happened then, when the war started, at the next AI USA board meeting, I demanded an investigation.

By then it had come out that this was Kuwaiti propaganda put together by the PR firm, Hill & Knowlton, and I demanded an investigation. Absolutely nothing happened. There was never an investigation, there was total stonewalling coming out of London. They refused ever to admit that they did anything wrong. There has never been an explanation, there has never been an apology. It’s down the ‘memory hole’ like 1984 and Orwell.

My conclusion was that a high-level official of Amnesty International at that time, whom I will not name, was a British intelligence agent. Moreover, my fellow board member, who also investigated this independently of me, reached the exact same conclusion. So certainly when I am dealing with people who want to work with Amnesty in London, I just tell them, “Look, just understand, they’re penetrated by intelligence agents, U.K., maybe U.S., I don’t know, but you certainly can’t trust them.”

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Amnesty International was infiltrated by the Indian Intelligence Service “The Third Eye” long before any other. AI is used by India to destroy natives its colonies using Human rights.

  2. Third Eye uses Amnasty International and Human Rights Watch etc. to keep natives of Indian colonies under control.

  3. Today I wrote to Prime Minister Modi at https://pmopg.gov.in/pmocitizen/Grievancepmo.aspx
    concerning the rape and murder of the 19 year old Dalit girl:

    Greetings Prime Minister Modi,

    I am an Indian born and raised in England and I was grieved to read about yet another Dalit girl and other girls, including a 3 year old murdered and raped in India, with statistics indicating 4 rapes and murder occurrences against this ethnic group daily (and this is a count of the rapes and murders that are reported, knowing the stigma attached to such crimes upon the girl and her family most crimes of such kind will go unreported especially if the girl survives and it cannot be found out by the community – so in total we are looking at 400 a day which is an abomination, even thou the true figure is likely much higher when variations of the crime are applied in all its various forms):

    LINK TO ARTICLE: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/29/protests-as-teenager-dies-two-weeks-after-alleged-gang-rape-in-india

    Your government has proposed harsher penalties for such crimes against this ethnic group, but it is clearly been shown and is known, the police are lenient or show strong bias against such victims across the wide spectrum of the Indian sub-groups within India.

    Change will not come in attitudes towards the Dalits and their plight unless the minds of the people of India is removed from the cultural evils distilled into it by the caste system of Hinduism. I suggest the education system in India is changed to mold the minds of the young towards a more fairer and open society by subjecting them to values and ethnics which project such outcomes in adulthood. Laws should be enacted which underpin respect for ones neighbour as for oneself and the key fabric of all ethical and good moral and successful nations worldwide – the instilling of the desire and ability to read and study all subjects continuously throughout ones life, will bring about the wide ranging knowledge required to infuse India with the understanding and wisdom that we are all of one blood and all created equal – for all are born of a women and all die, whether rich or poor, free or bond and all go before God in judgement under the same Law.

    The Indian mind is a deep, wide, thoughtful mind and well able to compete against the best minds in the world – into this should be poured all the knowledge of the world to bring about it ethical and moral uplifting into the realm of respect for all, whereas today it is left in the dark world of the religion of Hinduism and its many gurus who themselves were neither educated, nor traveled, nor knowledgeable of great matters apart from spiritual which is questionable and unquestionable at the same time, and hence cannot be surrendered to the challenge of ethics and morality and Law within true rights and wrongs – which are measured in society at large and as has been shown above – India is falling very short off.

    I hope this letter reaches you in a good day and that such reforms may be considered in thought that they may be executed in deed for the betterment of the country’s long term future and reputation world wide.

    Yours Sincerely.

    Raj Bhachoo

  4. Is Amnesty International the dubious cult that is notorious for aiming to reduce the world’s population to 1/5th so that that 1/5th can live in bliss?

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