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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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China: Landmark domestic violence verdict overshadowed by persecution of women's rights activists

24 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

"I have rights too!"- Using theatre to end domestic violence in Zimbabwe

20 February 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

International Court exposes Guatemalan State role in horrific death of teenage girl

30 July 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

China: Supreme Court overturns death sentence of woman who killed violent husband

24 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

China: Further information: Chinese woman's death sentence overturned: Li Yan

24 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: President Karzai blocks law protecting perpetrators of domestic violence

17 February 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Puerto Rico must seize historic chance to end discrimination

7 May 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bias in Penal Code puts women and girls in danger in Morocco

1 March 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Submission to the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance on Germany

6 December 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Afghan women human rights defenders tell of intimidation and attacks

8 March 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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