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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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Haiti: allegations of excessive use of force during demonstrations must be thoroughly investigated

15 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Nigeria: Civil society statement on the process to implement the UN Environment Programme's 2011 assessment of Ogoniland

25 November 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Myanmar: Further information: Rohingya activist conditionally released: U Kyaw Hla Aung

8 October 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Ethiopia: Systemic human rights concerns demand action by both Ethiopia and the Human Rights Council

22 September 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Egypt: Dissolution ultimatum for independent groups: September 2 Deadline to Comply with Draconian 84/2002 Law

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

Saudi Arabia: Prominent human rights activist and lawyer latest victim of state repression

7 July 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Sudan: On Omar al-Bashir's 25th year in power, authorities must end restrictions on civil and political rights

30 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

China: Release rights lawyer and end crackdown on civil society

20 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Slovakia: The constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union between a man and a woman is discriminatory

5 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Cambodia: Civil society condemns the passing of three flawed judicial reform bills and reiterates call for public consultation: Joint statement

26 May 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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