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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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Kyrgyzstan: Profound abuse of rights continues: Prisoner of conscience Azimjan Askarov remains behind bars

24 January 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran: Wave of floggings, amputations and other vicious punishments

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

Bahrain: Human rights on the brink of crisis

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

Iran: Halt imminent executions of 12 alleged drug offenders

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

Iran's authorities endangering life of critically ill imprisoned activist by refusing hospital transfer

4 January 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran's authorities must stop toying with life of activist on hunger strike

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

Uganda: Denounce unlawful killings and ensure accountability in aftermath of deadly clashes

28 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Syria: Civilians in eastern Aleppo city fear revenge attacks

28 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mali: Trial of former junta leader must bring justice for abductions, torture and murder

28 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexico: Release of women tortured to confess brings glimmer of hope to many others

21 November 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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