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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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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

Nigeria: At least 150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed in chilling crackdown

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

Israel/OPT: Drop baseless charges against Palestinian human rights defender

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

Mauritania : 10 anti-slavery activists released

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

Death of human rights activist who led efforts to uncover fate of Lebanon's disappeared

16 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

Viet Nam: Crackdown on human rights amidst Formosa related activism

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

Venezuela: Authorities deny medical care to severely ill imprisoned opposition leader

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

Azerbaijan: Ten years in jail for youth activist who sprayed graffiti is a travesty of justice

26 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Assault on freedom of expression continues as activists face jail for tweets

25 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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