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Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Its mission is to undertake research and action focussed on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. Amnesty International has more than a million members and supporters in over 140 countries and territories. It is impartial and independent of any government, political persuasion or religious creed. It is financed largely by subscriptions and donations from its worldwide membership.  Website: www.amnesty.org
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Egypt: Refusal to release survivor of torture and disappearance an outrageous blow

25 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexico: Release of environmental activist, a triumph for justice

20 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

'It Breaks the Human': Torture, Disease and Death in Syria's Prisons

18 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Turkey's many shades of fear

15 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bangladesh: End illegal detentions immediately

14 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Venezuela: Ruling to uphold López's sentence, new stain on crumbling human rights record

13 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Oman: Journalists detained for reporting on corruption

10 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

China: Assault on human rights lawyers and activists escalates with convictions after sham trials

4 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mauritania: Drop all charges and release anti-slavery activists

1 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Arrest warrants for 42 journalists a brazen attack on press freedom

27 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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