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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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Greece: Draft law on legal recognition of gender identity must be strengthened so that transgender people enjoy human rights without discrimination

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

Turkey: Blocking of Istanbul Pride March the latest blow to right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly

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

ECHR rule exposes homophobic nature of Russian "gay propaganda law"

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

Dominican Republic: Horrifying killing of transgender woman highlights need for protection against discrimination

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

Singapore: Restrictions to LGBT gathering another attempt to suppress activism

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

Global activists demand protection for gay men in Chechnya

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

South Korea: Soldier convicted in outrageous military gay witch-hunt

24 May 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Indonesia: Caning of gay men an outrageous act of cruelty

23 May 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Indonesia: Revoke the caning sentence of gay men in Aceh

17 May 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Knee-jerk repression as LGBTI activists arrested over Chechnya petition

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

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