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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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Myanmar: UNGA resolution must address backtracking on human rights

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

The Human Rights Council must call for the protection of human rights defenders in Gambia: Amnesty International written statement to the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council (8 to 26 September 2014)

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

Israel: Provide Rights Groups Access to Gaza

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

Ukraine: OSCE Monitoring Mission needed to calm tensions and prevent further human rights violations

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

Rwanda: Official interference in affairs of human rights NGO places independent human rights work in peril

16 August 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Democratic Republic of Congo: The Human Rights Council must act for better protection of civilians and an end to threats and intimidation against human rights defenders, journalists and political opponents

30 August 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Colombia: The human rights situation in Colombia: Amnesty International written statement to the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council (27 February - 23 March 2012)

10 February 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Future of last remaining human rights monitoring NGO in Ethiopia in the balance

2 February 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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