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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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Tajikistani lawyers harassed, intimidated and imprisoned

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

Angola: Authorities must tolerate critical views amid pre-election protests

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

Malaysia: Activists summoned for questioning in repeated crackdown on peaceful assembly

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

Iran refuses hospital transfer for jailed human rights defender on hunger strike for 40 days

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

Chile: Closure of investigation into crimes against Mapuche leader puts Indigenous Peoples at risk

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

Iran: Release of prominent human rights defender after a decade in prison

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

Turkey: Detention of Cumhuriyet editor another dark day for country's media

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

Russian Federation: Ban on Jehovah's Witnesses is an assault on Freedom of Assembly and Conscience

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

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

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