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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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CAR: Fresh evidence UN peacekeepers drugged and raped young woman

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

Pakistan: Village council 'revenge' rape order must prompt urgent reforms

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

El Salvador: Rape survivor sentenced to 30 years in jail under extreme anti-abortion law

6 July 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Bahrain: Woman human rights defender at high risk of torture, including sexual assault

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

Bahrain: Woman Human Rights Defender tortured, including sexually assaulted, as Bahrain renews campaign to silence peaceful critics

1 June 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Domestic violence law puts women at greater risk

8 February 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt: Prominent women's rights activist arrested in worrying escalation

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

Refugees are in urgent need of protection from sexual and gender-based violence

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

Mexico: Release of women tortured to confess brings glimmer of hope to many others

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

Iran: 22-year-old Iranian Kurdish woman faces imminent execution after grossly unfair trial

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

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