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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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Brazil: Rio's Olympic legacy shattered with no let-up in killings by police

22 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Kenya: Watershed ruling on lawyer's disappearance and execution by police

11 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Ethiopia: Dozens killed as police use excessive force against peaceful protesters

8 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Daily shootouts and alarming rise in police killings puts Olympic legacy at risk

2 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexico´s faces a test to end torture of women by police and military

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bangladesh: Police must establish fate and whereabouts of disappeared Dhaka attack hostage

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Huge spike in number of deaths committed by Police in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games

1 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexico: Woman tortured by police is released from prison after four years of injustice

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

Kenya: Investigate police crackdown against protesters

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

China: Scrap Foreign NGO law aimed at choking civil society

28 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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