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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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USA: The show trial begins. Five former secret detainees arraigned at Guantánamo

6 June 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

United States of America: Law and executive disorder. President gives green light to secret detention program

August 2007 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Cuba: "Essential measures"? Human rights crackdown in the name of security

3 June 2003 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Colombia: Human rights and USA military aid to Colombia

1 September 2000 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

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