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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 activists threatened with criminal charges after raising torture allegations

11 March 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Murder of Boris Nemtsov must be meaningfully investigated

28 February 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Tatar activist charged for 'instigating hatred': Rafis Kashapov

21 January 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Law on 'undesirable organizations' will further tighten the noose on dissent

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

Guilty verdicts in landmark Nalchik trial expose horrors of Russian criminal justice system

23 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Activist attacked and threatened

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

Russian Federation: Joint letter to President Putin: Investigate attacks against human rights defenders, condemn collective punishment

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

Russia: End persecution of activists in Chechnya

15 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Burning down homes after Chechnya clashes appears to be collective punishment

9 December 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Imprisoned activist must be released immediately: Ruslan Kutaev

13 November 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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