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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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South Sudan, Egypt and Sri Lanka require the Council's attention. Oral statement to the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council

23 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

South Sudan: the human rights situation requires the urgent attention of the Human Rights Council

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

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