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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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Bahrain: Jail sentence for "insulting the king"

5 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Three-year sentence for ripping up photo of the King

4 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Philippines: Senate open inquiry into Amnesty International torture findings

4 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Conscientious objector imprisoned: Haluk Selam Tufanlı

4 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

India: Adivasi villagers allegedly beaten by police

4 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Donors should urge human rights progress

3 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

A Londoner's ordeal in Sudan's torture dungeons

3 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Brazil: Teenager disappeared during military operation

2 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UAE: Further information: Twitter activist Osama al-Najjar jailed

2 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Dominican Republic: Further information: President vetoes full ban on abortion

1 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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