Amnesty International has announced the launch of "¡Released!," a box set with six CDs and two DVDs with some of the great moments of the many concerts arranged by the organization over the years. The material was recorded between 1986 and 1998 and will bring rare performances of various artists first ever team of international music - U2 , Bruce Springsteen, Radiohead and Sting among them.
The first tour was organized by the Amnesty International "A Conspiracy of Hope" in 1986. There were only six shows in the United States, but they were all very significant.
Greater breath was the 1988 tour which went through several countries, including Brazil, and with the presence of Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Sting and Bruce Springsteen. This tour could not be seen by the Chileans, who still lived under the regime of Augusto Pinochet, whose power came to an end in 1990.
Bono and Sting together in 1986
The return to democracy was celebrated with a show that had again Sting and Peter Gabriel and many other artists.
Tracy Chapman, Sting and Bruce Springsteen in 1988
Finally the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was celebrated in 1988 in Paris on a great show with Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, Alanis Morissette and has become routine, Sting and Peter Gabriel.
Check the end of the presentation that Bruce Springsteen did in Buenos Aires on October 15, 1988 - "Human Rights Tour!"