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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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Russia: Release environmentalist banished to a prison colony

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

South Africa: Urgently take steps to combat impunity for xenophobic violence

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

Saudi Arabia executes Indonesian woman with suspected mental illness

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

China: Release on bail of five women's rights activists an incomplete step

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

Waiting to be sentenced in Egypt: 'Your face now looks permanently in pain'

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

New evidence of summary killings of Ukrainian soldiers must spark urgent investigations

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

Abducted journalist and pro-democracy activist must be found

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

Segregation, bullying and fear: The stunted education of Romani children in Europe

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

India: Suspected unlawful killings by Andhra Pradesh police must be investigated

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

Syria: Barrel bombs and sniper attacks compound misery of civilians besieged in Yarmouk

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

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