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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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El Salvador: Imprisonment of 17 women raises serious human rights concerns : Open letter to the Supreme Court of Justice

12 August 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Chad: Amnesty International regrets Chad's failure to prevent, respect and protect fundamental human rights

21 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Saudi Arabia: Release women protesters

12 February 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Strengthening the rule of law and protection of human rights, including women's rights, is key to any development plan for Afghanistan

26 June 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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