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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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Authorities must investigate violent attack by forest guards on Sengwer activist

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

Berta Cáceres and the open wounds of Honduras

3 March 2017 | 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

Australia: Guantanamo-style abuse of child prisoners shows current detention system has failed

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

Brazil: Imminent forced eviction of Indigenous Peoples flagrantly unjust

13 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Nigeria: Killing of unarmed pro-Biafra supporters by military must be urgently investigated

10 June 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Honduras: Lack of transparency in handling of Indigenous leader's murder puts enquiry in jeopardy

2 May 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Honduras: Brutal murder of indigenous leader, a tragedy waiting to happen

3 March 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Nicaragua side-lines local communities over multi-billion dollar canal

9 February 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Mexico: Further information: Indigenous defenders receive new threats

26 January 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

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