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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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Egypt: Release journalist who has spent two years behind bars without charge or trial

29 November 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Court decision to keep Amnesty Chair in jail flies in the face of reason

22 November 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Greece: Authorities must investigate allegations of excessive use of force and ill-treatment of asylumseekers in Lesvos

28 July 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Jailing of activists, including Amnesty director, a crushing blow for rights in Turkey

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

Madagascar: Reverse the human rights downward spiral

10 July 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Die Welt journalist is latest victim of media purge

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

Viet Nam: Incommunicado detention of human rights lawyer and trial of pro-democracy activists shows disdain for international human rights law

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

Turkey: Latest detention of journalists a "blatant misuse of powers"

31 October 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Argentina: Ruling to release woman jailed after miscarriage, a step forward for human rights

17 August 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Turkey: Independent monitors must be allowed to access detainees amid torture allegations

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

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