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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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Philippines: Martial law must not facilitate human rights violations

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

Bahrain: First civilian case referred to military court

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

Thailand: Horrific and deliberate attack on civilians shows disregard for human life

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

Libya: University professor latest in string of victims targeted in epidemic of militia abductions

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

Philippines: Review of the country's human rights record must condemn grave violations in the 'war on drugs'

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

Ukraine: Russian-backed separatists 'sentence' prominent academic in sham trial

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

Egypt: On Labour Day – relentless assault on labour rights

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

Zambia: Drop trumped-up treason charges against opposition leader and release him immediately

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

Cameroon: Conviction and sentence of Radio France Internationale journalist a travesty of justice

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

Draconian amendments to Egyptian laws spell further disaster for human rights

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

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