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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: Opposition leader released on bail

5 December 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Detainees arrested at commemoration for murdered writers must be released

3 December 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia increases ruthless sentence in unfair trial of human rights defender to 11 years

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

Ethiopia: Arrest of opposition leader an outrageous assault on freedom of expression

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

Syria: Civilians in eastern Aleppo city fear revenge attacks

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

Venezuela: Release of prisoner of conscience must mark shift in treatment of political opposition

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

Mauritania: Appeal court must quash unfair sentences and free 13 anti-slavery activists

10 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Musicians and activists launch campaign to free jailed artists

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

Viet Nam: Crackdown on human rights amidst Formosa related activism

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

Turkey: HDP deputies detained amid growing onslaught on Kurdish opposition voices

4 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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