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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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Violence in northern Mali causing a human rights crisis

16 February 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

North Africa's refugees suffer pattern of displacement

20 September 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

President of Burkina Faso commits to lifting financial barriers to maternal health in a meeting with Amnesty International

12 February 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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