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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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Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric unit must be overturned

11 July 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia to detain activist in psychiatric institution after quashing appeal

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

Belarus: Further information: Outspoken psychiatrist released: Igor Postnov

7 November 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Abhorrent use of punitive psychiatry to silence dissent

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

Belarus: Outspoken psychiatrist forcibly detained: Igor Postnov

28 August 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkmenistan: Further information: Ex-minister released from 'medical' treatment: Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov

14 August 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Ukraine: Further information: Activist released from psychiatric hospital: Raisa Radchenko

30 July 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Ukraine: Further information: Activist still in psychiatric hospital

18 July 2013 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Ukraine must stop harassment of trade union activist

4 November 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Egypt using defamation laws to prosecute dissenting voices

25 May 2010 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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