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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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UN: End hypocrisy of Saudi Arabia in Human Rights Council

1 July 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

North Korea: UN vote a positive step to end crimes against humanity

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

UN investigation brings new hope for justice in Sri Lanka

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

China: Attempt to block tribute to rights activist at UN 'an insulting ploy'

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

Iran: Joint letter to Member States of the Human Rights Council

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

Mexico: Government's fine words on human rights defy reality

22 October 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Syria: UN Human Rights Council Twenty-Third Session, 27 May – 14 June 2013: Urgent Debate on Human Rights in the Syrian Arab Republic

29 May 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Peru: Amnesty International welcomes Peru's legislation on the Right of Indigenous Peoples to Prior Consultation, but concerns on implementation remain

15 March 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mongolia announces moratorium on executions

14 January 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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