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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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Democratic Republic of Congo: Civilian protection urged as tens of thousands flee escalation in fighting

19 November 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Burundi: Insurgency and counter-insurgency perpetuate human rights abuses

19 November 1998 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Africa: In Search of Safety - the Forcibly Displaced and Human Rights in Africa

20 June 1997 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Great Lakes region: Still in need of protection: repatriation, refoulement and the safety of refugees and the internally displaced

24 January 1997 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

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