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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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Russian YouTuber convicted of blasphemy after playing Pokémon Go in a church

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

Ukraine: Russian-backed separatists 'sentence' prominent academic in sham trial

4 May 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

UAE: Prominent academic jailed for 10 years over tweets in outrageous blow to freedom of expression

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

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

Kyrgyzstan: Grave failure of justice in Azimjan Askarov's case

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

Russian Federation: Constitutional Court ruling - an opportunity to annul criminalisation of "unauthorised" peaceful protest

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

Indonesia: Stop blasphemy case against Jakarta governor and incitement charges against university lecturer

15 December 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Gambia: Opposition leader released on bail

5 December 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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