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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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Turkey: Latest detention of journalists a "blatant misuse of powers"

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

Argentina: Ruling to release woman jailed after miscarriage, a step forward for human rights

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

Turkey: Independent monitors must be allowed to access detainees amid torture allegations

24 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

Turkey: Release detained academics and uphold freedom of expression

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

Egypt: Student imprisoned for wearing anti-torture T-shirt hours away from release

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

Ethiopia: Anti-terror rhetoric will escalate brutal crackdown against Oromo protesters

16 December 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Angola: Authorities must free human rights activist

11 September 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Syria: Arbitrary detentions and blatantly unfair trials mar PYD fight against terrorism

7 September 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt: Photojournalist 'Shawkan' among 700 held for more than two years in pre-trial detention

18 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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