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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: Women's rights activists treated as 'enemies of the state' in renewed crackdown

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

Iran: Student jailed after refusal to spy: Hamid Babaei

21 February 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran releases prominent human rights lawyer

18 September 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran must end harassment of imprisoned lawyer's family

12 July 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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