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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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Democratic Republic of Congo: Civilian protection urged as tens of thousands flee escalation in fighting

19 November 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

DR Congo: Threats against human rights defenders must end

8 August 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

'If You Resist We'll Shoot You' : The Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Case for an Effective Arms Trade Treaty

12 June 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Thousands flee fighting in DRC

30 October 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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