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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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Indonesia: Shots fired amid attempt to illegally push Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers back out to sea

17 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: 'Shameful' plan to deport Syrian refugees back to warzone violates international law

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

Egypt means to deport refugees, children

13 August 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Conscientious objector detained in Turkey

18 July 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka must not torture rejected asylum seekers

17 June 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Afghan citizens beaten in detention at Ukraine airport

16 March 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka urged to ensure safety of detained former asylum-seekers

3 September 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

South Africa: Displaced at risk as camps close

7 October 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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