Residing in Austin, Texas, Bruce Furst is the president of Ashber Corporation, a company that produces movies and music recordings and licenses music for films. As a dedicated philanthropist, Bruce Furst supports Amnesty International, an organization that globally advocates for human rights.
Peter Benenson, a London lawyer, established Amnesty International in 1961. As the largest human rights initiative on the planet, Amnesty International has more than 7 million supporters in 150 countries around the world. It operates as a democratic movement that is influenced by elected representatives residing around the globe and maintains offices in 80 countries.
Amnesty International has brought attention to over 20,500 cases related to human rights appeals and has advocated for prisoners held captive in at least 48 nations around the world. The organization produces an annual report, available in 25 languages, on the status of the world’s human rights. Amnesty had published over 17,000 reports on human rights between 1961 and 2010.
With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Bruce Furst boasts significant expertise in film and music licensing.