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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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Russian authorities lock up opposition leaders for organising a peaceful rally

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

Zimbabwe: Journalist arrest a tactic to intimidate him and others for doing their work

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

Manus Island: Tragic death proves situation increasingly desperate

2 October 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia Death toll reaches 100 as authorities carry out execution spree

2 October 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt escalates LGBTI crackdown with fresh wave of arrests and anal examinations

2 October 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt: Six men facing anal examinations for 'debauchery' amid homophobic crackdown

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

UN: Breakthrough resolution establishes expert group to investigate violations in Yemen

29 September 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Thailand: Hard line on refugees leaves thousands vulnerable and at risk

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

Saudi Arabia: Right to drive is a long overdue step forward for women

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

Crimea: Prominent critic of Russian occupation sentenced to two years in penal colony

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

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