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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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UAE: Torture fears for prominent academic held in secret detention

20 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UN Human Rights Council: Create Commission of Inquiry for Yemen

19 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Washington Post journalist on trial on ludicrous charges must be freed now

19 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt: Photojournalist 'Shawkan' among 700 held for more than two years in pre-trial detention

18 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Washington Post journalist on trial on ludicrous charges must be freed now

18 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Syria's Douma market bloodshed: Saying 'We told you so' is no comfort

18 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Draconian abortion laws kill women and girls

18 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Yemen: 'Nowhere Safe For Civilians': Airstrikes And Ground Attacks In Yemen

17 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Lucky to be alive after rape and childhood pregnancy

14 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

South Africa: Suspend those behind the Marikana killings and subsequent cover-up

14 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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