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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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Russian Federation: Further information: Criminal investigation into detainee's torture

23 July 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Detainee faces torture in Russia

10 July 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Protester's life is in imminent danger: Sergey Krivov

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

Russian authorities must stop mistreatment of peaceful protesters

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

Russian human rights defender jailed for five years

14 May 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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