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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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Egypt: Women's rights activist among 17 facing spurious charges in security forces' 'cover up'

2 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Kenya University attack highlights security failures

2 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sudan Government stifling media and civil society

2 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Governments increasingly resorting to the death penalty to combat crime and terrorism

1 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Narrow escape from Nigeria's gallows: "I still wonder if it is a dream"

1 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia: Soldiers sentenced to death in secret trial must not be executed

1 April 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Crimean Tatar media will shut down as arbitrary registration deadline expires

31 March 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Yemen: At least six civilians burn to death in further airstrikes overnight

31 March 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Preposterous 25-year prison sentence for criticizing royal family

31 March 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

DRC: Release human rights activists unlawfully held in Kinshasa

30 March 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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