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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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Ecuador: Arrest of Indigenous leader, state of emergency and imminent closure of a local organisation puts safety of defenders of Indigenous Peoples' rights, land and territory at risk

22 December 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Ecuador: Environmental activist charged with rebellion

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

Ecuador: Pride and Prejudice: Time to break the vicious circle of impunity for abuses against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people

2 April 2002 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

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