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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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Nicaragua: Further information: Women's rights law weakened in Nicaragua

27 September 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Nicaragua: Women's rights under threat in Nicaragua

17 September 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Nicaragua must investigate fatal post-election violence

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

Women's lives at risk because of Nicaragua's abortion ban

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

Governments urged to condemn Nicaragua abortion ban

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

Nicaragua must investigate violent attacks against human rights activist

7 December 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Nicaragua's Constitutional Court must decide on legality of new abortion law

6 November 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Nicaragua: Complete ban on abortion violates Torture Convention

15 May 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Political violence in Nicaragua out of control

24 November 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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