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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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Nigeria: Crackdown on journalists and assault on protests shrinking civic space

28 September 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Nigeria: Civil society statement on the process to implement the UN Environment Programme's 2011 assessment of Ogoniland

25 November 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Wider investigation into Shell's Nigeria operation needed after arrest of contractors

26 June 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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