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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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Maldives: Alarming crackdown on protests and media ahead of Saudi Arabian King's visit

21 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cuba: Activist sentenced to three years in jail after criticising Fidel Castro

21 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UAE: Surprise overnight raid leads to arrest of prominent human rights defender

20 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UAE Decision not to release Osama al-Najjar 'indefensible'

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

Madagascar: Free environmental activist detained for political reasons

16 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Hungary: container camp bill is flagrant violation of international law

7 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Lesotho: Quash 'mutiny' charges against freed soldiers

1 March 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Israel: Detention of Palestinian journalist on hunger strike without charge 'unjust and cruel'

28 February 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Philippines: Impending Arrest of Senator Politically Motivated

23 February 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russia: Court offers 'chink of light' in case brought by jailed protester Ildar Dadin

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

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