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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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Russia: Peaceful activist sentenced under repressive new law must be released

7 December 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Three opposition protesters locked up after Bolotnaya anniversary pickets

8 May 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Political activist Aleksei Navalny must be released after 'parody' trial

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

Tajikistan urged to disclose whereabouts of suspect held incommunicado

5 November 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Russia must investigate claims Leonid Razvozzhayev was abducted and tortured

23 October 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Hundreds held in Russian election protests

5 December 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian activists jailed over freedom of assembly protest

4 January 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Greater protection for Russian journalists urged

8 November 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Immediate release for prisoners of conscience

30 January 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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