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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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Yemen: Children among civilians killed and maimed in cluster bomb 'minefields'

23 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Guinea: New law could abolish death penalty but repressive provisions remain

23 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Viet Nam: Shameful wave of arrests of activists as Obama visits

23 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bangladesh Prominent elderly journalist suffering ill-treatment in jail

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

Angola: Release of activist after a successful appeal an overdue triumph for justice

20 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

EU-Turkey deal: Greek decision highlights fundamental flaws

20 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Kazakhstan: Release activists arrested in disturbing crackdown over Land Code protest

20 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

El Salvador: Release of woman jailed after miscarriage, a victory for human rights

20 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt steps up vicious onslaught against NGOs with arrest of minority rights defender

19 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: 16-year-sentence against critically ill human rights defender signals all-out repression

19 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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