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League for the Amnesty of Political Prisoners Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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The League's purpose was to educate the public to the fundamental distinction between political offenses and ordinary crime. It defined political prisoners as those who were convicted for holding social opinions contrary to the country's war activities. It sought the release of all political prisoners through a general amnesty.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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