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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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Iraq: Fears for safety of civilians caught in crossfire and used by IS as human shields

27 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Indonesia: Criminalization of consensual intimacy or sexual activity for unmarried couples in Aceh must end

27 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

USA must come clean about civilian deaths caused by Coalition air strikes in Syria

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Killings of civilians in Ghor province is a horrendous crime

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia: Withdrawal from ICC a drastic blow to countless victims globally

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Spain must not aid Russian warships bound for Syria

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Azerbaijan: Ten years in jail for youth activist who sprayed graffiti is a travesty of justice

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Ukrainians tortured to confess to Chechnya killings lose appeal against 'grossly unfair' jail sentences

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Assault on freedom of expression continues as activists face jail for tweets

25 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Writer arrested in violent raid on her house following prison sentence for story about stoning

24 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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