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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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Kazakhstan: Persecution of NGO for "failure to pay taxes" as authorities again clamp down on dissent

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

China: Human rights lawyer released on bail amid relentless crackdown

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

Egypt: On Labour Day – relentless assault on labour rights

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

Hong Kong: Nine arrested in authorities' retaliatory campaign against pro-democracy activists

27 April 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian authorities ban Khodorkovsky's organization Open Russia as 'undesirable'

26 April 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Hungary: Plan to brand NGOs has sombre echoes of Russia's 'foreign agents law'

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

Bahrain: Disastrous move towards patently unfair military trials of civilians

3 April 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Russian Federation: Detained members of corruption watchdog are prisoners of conscience and should be freed immediately

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

Azerbaijan: Activists targeted by 'government-sponsored' cyber attack

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

Egypt: Punitive probation measures latest tactic used to harass activists

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

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