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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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Hundreds of Roma to be forcibly evicted as EU leaders' refusal to sanction Italy exposed

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

Israel/OPT: UN Secretary-General's report to the Security Council presents key opportunity to highlight Israel's ongoing illegal settlement activity and its impact on Palestinians

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

Nigeria: Thousands forced to flee their homes amid gunshots and tear gas

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

Peru: Human rights defender Máxima Acuña criminalized by unsubstantiated criminal prosecution for land invasion

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

Ethiopia: Government failures to blame for dozens of deaths at rubbish dump

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

Nigeria: High Court ruling saves Mpape residents from mass demolitions

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

Israel/OPT: Flurry of settlement activity shows flagrant disregard for international law

1 February 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

UN Security Council: Historic resolution calls on Israel to cease settlements

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

Ecuador: Arrest of Indigenous leader, state of emergency and imminent closure of a local organisation puts safety of defenders of Indigenous Peoples' rights, land and territory at risk

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

Displaced and Dispossessed: Sur Residents' Right to Return Home

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

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