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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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Turkey: Arrest warrants for 42 journalists a brazen attack on press freedom

27 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey crackdown by the numbers: Statistics on brutal backlash after failed coup

26 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Congo Brazzaville: Opposition leader sentenced to two years of prison

25 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia: Prison sentences for opposition leaders continues downward spiral for human rights

20 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

"Revolving doors": The ongoing persecution of government critics in Azerbaijan

16 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Venezuela: Stubborn politics accelerate catastrophic humanitarian crisis

10 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bahrain shatters façade of reform with ruthless persecution of key opposition leader

8 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Ethiopia: Release opposition politician held for Facebook posts

6 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Burundi: One year on, Burundians pay the price of entrenched human rights crisis

26 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia: Death in detention of key political activist

16 April 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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