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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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Brazil: Denial of justice for Rio disappearances shows justice system 'unfit for purpose'

24 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia: Prisoner release should include all those detained for expressing dissent

24 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Angola: Detention of activists part of crackdown on dissent

23 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Chile: New hopes for justice for Pinochet-era victims after charges and arrests

23 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Indiscriminate attacks mark dangerous turn in regional conflict

23 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran's 'staggering' execution spree: nearly 700 put to death in just over six months

23 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Burundi: Excessive lethal force used to crush demonstrations

23 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Zimbabwe: End the death penalty after 10-year execution hiatus

22 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia: Sharp deterioration of human rights in 21st year of President Jammeh's rule

22 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

India: Execution of Yakub Memon will be regressive

21 July 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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