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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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Mexico: Trial of woman tortured to confess murder comes to a close as State Prosecutors prepare final arguments

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

Syria: UN Security Council must step up pressure to end attacks on hospitals as hundreds killed in Aleppo

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

Qatar: Upholding torture-tainted convictions exposes "deep flaws" in justice system

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

Iraq: More than 1,000 detained in shocking conditions at Anbar counter-terrorism centres

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

Honduras: Lack of transparency in handling of Indigenous leader's murder puts enquiry in jeopardy

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

Chad: Light must be shed on the fate of missing people

29 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Lesotho: Court ruling to allow ongoing detention of soldiers raises further questions about fair trial

29 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

North Korea: U.S. Citizen Hard Labour Sentence Shrouded in Secrecy

29 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

South Sudan unity government a chance to ensure justice for possible war crimes

29 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Australia: Refugee death highlights fatal flaws in offshore processing

29 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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