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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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Iraq: Security challenges do not give carte blanche to commit human rights violations

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

Bangladesh: Halt imminent execution after Supreme Court upholds death sentence

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

Malawi: Authorities must put end to killing spree of people with albinism

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

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

Togo: Authorities have failed to live up to their commitments and human rights situation has stagnated

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

Pakistan: Investigation crucial after Karachi political activist tortured and killed in custody

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

Iran: Overdue release of artist must be followed by freedom for other prisoners of conscience

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

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