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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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South Sudan, Egypt and Sri Lanka require the Council's attention. Oral statement to the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council

23 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

International inquiry needed to address alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka

14 October 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka election candidates must end rights violations

19 January 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sri Lankan government and LTTE must heed demands from UN Security Council

14 May 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UN Security Council must act immediately to stop 'bloodbath' in Sri Lanka

11 May 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Civilian casualties continue to mount in Sri Lanka

24 April 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Immediate humanitarian truce needed in Sri Lanka to help trapped civilians

17 April 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Calls for temporary truce and humanitarian corridors in Sri Lanka

6 February 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Cluster bomb strike on hospital is despicable

4 February 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Government and Tamil Tigers violating laws of war

28 January 2009 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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