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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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Iran: Wave of floggings, amputations and other vicious punishments

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

Brazil: More than 120 killings in 16 days signals national prison crisis

16 January 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran's authorities endangering life of critically ill imprisoned activist by refusing hospital transfer

4 January 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran's authorities must stop toying with life of activist on hunger strike

3 January 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Suicide fears for ailing British-Iranian prisoner of conscience

18 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Myanmar: Prison reforms must respect human rights

10 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Venezuela: Authorities deny medical care to severely ill imprisoned opposition leader

4 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Shocking new torture allegations by prisoner of conscience must be investigated

1 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

'Punished for Daesh's Crimes' ‒ Displaced Iraqis Abused by Militias and Government Forces

18 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Syria: Renewed calls for Khalil Ma'touq's release on 4th anniversary of detention

4 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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