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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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Uruguay's Equal Marriage Act a step towards full equality in the Americas

12 April 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Uruguay: Congress adopts landmark law to tackle impunity

27 October 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Uruguay removes block on investigating military rule abuses

1 July 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Uruguay amnesty vote a missed opportunity for justice

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

Uruguay must annul law that protects police and military torture suspects

20 October 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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