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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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Zimbabwe: Radio stranglehold gagging freedom of expression

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

Niger: Fight against Boko Haram not an excuse to violate free speech

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

Where bombs rain terror from the sky while the world looks the other way

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

Brazil: Lowering age of adult criminal responsibility will consign children to "medieval" prison system

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

Egypt: Court recommends death sentences for Morsi, more than 100 others, in 'charade trials'

16 May 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UAE: Release sisters secretly detained for three months over tweets

15 May 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran Juvenile offender faces imminent execution despite ongoing review of case

15 May 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab jail sentence shows authorities will not tolerate peaceful critics

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

Afghanistan: Taliban's atrocious attacks on civilians show contempt for human life

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

"Why should people be attacked because they are gay?" - Defying homophobia in Cameroon

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

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