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Unformatted text preview: United States and a few that already existed grew exponentially. New media outlets such as indexes, newsletters, and chronicles brought new avenues for the transfer of information. In addition, key members off congress worked to stop governmental assistance to any country that violated certain human rights. For these reasons the human rights movement drastically grew during the 1970’s. The new joint effort of government and nongovernment organizations led the way for the 1970’s human rights awareness explosion. Nongovernment groups were building international research and networks, providing nation leaders the tools needed to combat violations. The use of images and information in tandem with strong activism made for the greatest human rights movement in history....
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