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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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Egypt: Emergency law biggest threat to rights since "25 January revolution"

15 September 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Malaysia frees activists detained under emergency law

29 July 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Sri Lanka: Forgotten prisoners: Sri Lanka uses anti-terrorism laws to detain thousands

8 March 2011 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Thailand must repeal or reform emergency legislation immediately

30 September 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt: No justice for 49 facing trial before emergency court

5 September 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Musharraf is gone, but still no sign of the disappeared

2 September 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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