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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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Uganda: Detention of feminist academic for criticizing president a travesty

10 April 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey: US Secretary of State must call for the release of more than 120 jailed journalists

30 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

South Sudan: Open Letter from Secretary-general Salil Shetty to President Salva Kiir on Prolonged Detentions, Enforced Disappearances, and Reported Deaths while in Government Custody

29 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

South Sudan: Release all people arbitrarily detained amid the conflict

28 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

United Arab Emirates: Stop paying lip service to human rights and release Dr Nasser Bin Ghaith

28 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Navalny jailed and hundreds arrested in violent clampdown

27 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Maldives: Alarming crackdown on protests and media ahead of Saudi Arabian King's visit

21 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cuba: Activist sentenced to three years in jail after criticising Fidel Castro

21 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UAE: Surprise overnight raid leads to arrest of prominent human rights defender

20 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UAE Decision not to release Osama al-Najjar 'indefensible'

18 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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