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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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Iran: Mass hunger strike by political prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions

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

Manus Island/Australia: Authorities must respect right to protest, refrain from violence

4 August 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Syria: Extrajudicial execution of Bassel Khartabil a grim reminder of Syrian prison horrors

2 August 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Cameroon's Secret Torture Chambers: Human Rights Violations and War Crimes in the Fight Against Boko Haram

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

Iran: Foreign diplomats tour of Evin prison a 'crude PR stunt'

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

Côte d'Ivoire: UN Mission Closes Amidst Fragile Human Rights Situation

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

China: Liu must be released immediately

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

Egypt: Seven men facing imminent execution after being tortured in custody

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

Maldives: Former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb denied medical care in prison

15 June 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Iran refuses hospital transfer for jailed human rights defender on hunger strike for 40 days

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

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