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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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Russian court forces closure of prominent human rights NGO

8 April 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Street protest may become a crime in Russia

3 April 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia to detain activist in psychiatric institution after quashing appeal

25 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Evidence against activist likely fabricated: Ruslan Kutaev

20 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russan Federation: Peace activists receive death threats

19 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Father and son face extradition to Uzbekistan

17 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Media black-out ahead of disputed Crimea referendum

14 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Four asylum-seekers at risk of extradition

7 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Prisoner of conscience beaten in court: Aleksey Polikhovich

6 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

The Russian authorities accelerate their assault on freedom of assembly

5 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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