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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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Russia: Conviction of librarian for holding 'extremist books' demonstrates utter contempt for rule of law

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

Tajikistani lawyers harassed, intimidated and imprisoned

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

New legislation threatens judicial independence in Egypt

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

Russia: Decision to pull out of the Rome Statute is a blow to international justice

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

Fiji: Independent investigation into all past abuses must follow torture trial

21 October 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Botswana: Suspension of judges potentially threatens freedom of expression and judicial independence

7 October 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Venezuela: Sentence against opposition leader shows utter lack of judicial independence

10 September 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt: Retrial of Al Jazeera journalists must pave way to their unconditional freedom

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

Swaziland: Free editor and human rights lawyer jailed after summary proceedings

18 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Saudi Arabia: Sentence overturned, but still in prison: Abdulkareem Yousef al-Khoder

7 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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