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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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Nicaragua side-lines local communities over multi-billion dollar canal

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

Honduras: Afro-descendant community at risk in Honduras

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

Colombia: Afro-descendant people threatened

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

Colombia: Government urged to halt paramilitaries

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

Libya: NTC must investigate death of another Tawargha man under torture

19 April 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Tawarghas must be protected from reprisals and arbitrary arrest in Libya

7 September 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UN finds Brazil failed to prevent pregnant woman's death

19 August 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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