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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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Homophobia still tolerated by governments around the world

16 May 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Acquittal of 'gay' men jailed for wearing women's clothes exposes discrimination

8 January 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cameroon urged to overhaul laws criminalizing gay relationships

5 March 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cameroon urged to release men jailed for alleged homosexuality

24 November 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: End ‘discriminatory' anti-gay laws

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

Cameroonian men detained for "homosexuality"

15 August 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Pope's visit to Cameroon raises questions about gay and lesbian rights

19 March 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

African Commission calls for a moratorium on the death penalty

5 December 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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