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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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Lebanon: Thousands at risk as Arsal security operation looms

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

Tunisia: Proposed bill could give security forces carte blanche to use unnecessary lethal force

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

Venezuela: Lethal violence, a state policy to strangle dissent

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

Russian authorities must investigate new allegations of extrajudicial executions in Chechnya

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

Morocco: Protest Leader Alleges Police Beat Him Possible State Security Charges for Charismatic Figure in Rif

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

Afghanistan: Security forces open fire on protesters voicing anger over Kabul blast

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

Nigeria: Security forces must avoid repression of Biafra day protests

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

Papua New Guinea: Officers responsible for prisoner killings must meet justice

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

Tunisia: Journalists prosecuted for criticizing conduct of security forces

15 May 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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