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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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Sudan: Woman condemned to death released after international pressure

23 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexico: Community leader arrested and beaten: Marco Antonio Suástegui Muñoz

23 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

South Sudan, Egypt and Sri Lanka require the Council's attention. Oral statement to the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council

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

Hundreds of Indian construction workers possibly stranded in Iraq

21 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt sentences a further 183 people to death in new purge of political opposition

21 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

World Refugee Day: UN Security Council's "spectacular failures" cause millions to flee

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

Russia sends a warning as Bolotnaya prisoners' appeal rejected

20 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Grim outlook for human rights after a month of martial law

20 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Further information: Four men on death row go on hunger strike

20 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

China: Release rights lawyer and end crackdown on civil society

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

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