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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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Gambia fails to heed UN warnings on deteriorating human rights

26 March 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia must heed UN warning to improve its human rights record

28 October 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexico's report to the Human Rights Council for the Universal Periodic Review demonstrates its failure to act on the Council's recommendations

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

Egypt must investigate brutal killing of young man

14 June 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran's report to UN paints distorted picture on human rights

12 February 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexican government's report to UN fails to acknowledge human rights reality

9 February 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

China: Government's report to UN Human Rights Council whitewashes abuses

5 February 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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