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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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Irish national Ibrahim Halawa released after four years unlawfully detained in an Egyptian prison

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

Egypt: End two year arbitrary detention of human rights defender Hisham Gaafar

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

Zambia: President Lungu must uphold human rights of all

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

Turkey: Dismay as "fantastical allegations" accepted by court

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

Cameroon: Inmates 'packed like sardines' in overcrowded prisons following deadly Anglophone protests

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

Kenya: Ban on demonstrations must not legitimize police crackdowns

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

Russia: Scores of peaceful protesters detained at rallies on Vladimir Putin's birthday

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

Hong Kong: Freedom of expression under attack as scores of peaceful protesters face "chilling" prosecutions

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

Uganda: Stop clampdown on supporters of presidential age limit

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

Egypt: Irish national acquitted, hundreds sentenced following grossly unfair mass trial

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

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