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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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Amnesty International welcomes establishment of Sri Lanka war crimes investigation by UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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

Saudi Arabia must stop prosecuting human rights activists on spurious charges

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

Sudan: Civilians under attack in Southern Kordofan

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

Bahrain: Further information: Opposition leader acquitted of charges: Khalil al-Marzouq

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

Tajikistan: Further information: Academic held on politically motivated charges: Alexander Sodiqov

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

Russian Federation: LGBTI NGO forced to register as "foreign agent"

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

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

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

Egypt: Group detained following march

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

China: Supreme Court overturns death sentence of woman who killed violent husband

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

Egypt: Further information: Court sentences 183 to death, jails five

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

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