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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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Crimea: Release elderly Crimean Tatar locked up for holding up a placard

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

Russia: Court halts journalist's deportation to Uzbekistan but detains him despite abuse claims

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

Russia: Decision to deport journalist to Uzbekistan puts him at risk of persecution and torture

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

Russia: VPN ban is a major blow to internet freedom

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

Russian authorities must investigate new allegations of extrajudicial executions in Chechnya

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

ECHR rule exposes homophobic nature of Russian "gay propaganda law"

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

FIFA must challenge Russia's human rights record

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

Russia: Police humiliate and mistreat hundreds of detained peaceful protesters

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

Russia: Mass arrests tighten authorities' stranglehold on freedom of expression

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

Russia: Handover of Chechen torture survivor would put him at further risk of torture or death

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

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