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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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Iran: 16-year-sentence against critically ill human rights defender signals all-out repression

19 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Indecency trial of jailed cartoonist and her lawyer for shaking hands absurd

2 October 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Governments increasingly resorting to the death penalty to combat crime and terrorism

1 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: further information: ex-political prisoner detained, risks torture

9 October 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Human rights activist detained: Saeed Shirzad

3 October 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

"Justice is an alien word": Ill-treatment of political prisoners in Evin Prison

15 May 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Iran: Iranian student held for peaceful activism: Maryam Shafi' Pour

13 January 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Further information: Hamid Ghassemi-Shall released

4 December 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Further information: Prisoner of conscience needs medical care

15 November 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

A lesson in exclusion – Iran's harsh treatment of student activists

23 September 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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