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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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Myanmar: Ministry of Defence's refusal to relocate military-owned acid factory threatens health of local community

25 August 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Israeli forces carry out violent hospital raids in ruthless display of force

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

Lives of Gaza's critically ill hanging in the balance

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

China must release critically ill Liu Xiaobo

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

Algeria: Revise draft law on health

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

Iran's authorities endangering life of critically ill imprisoned activist by refusing hospital transfer

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

Iran's authorities must stop toying with life of activist on hunger strike

3 January 2017 | 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

Yemen: Hospitals and medical workers under attack by anti-Huthi forces in Ta'iz

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

Afghanistan: Civilians describe severe shortages of food and medicine in embattled Kunduz

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

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