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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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Nepal: Police must refrain from excessive use of force as another protester killed

27 August 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Syria: The UN Human Rights Council must prioritize the situation of persons arbitrary detained, abducted and disappeared in Syria - Amnesty International written statement to the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council (2 – 27 March 2015)

23 February 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Egypt: Hundreds of life sentences handed down in mass trial 'farcical'

4 February 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Egypt 'covering up' protester deaths in fourth anniversary of '25 January Revolution'

1 February 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

South Sudan: Investigate shooting of civil society leader

8 August 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Libya: Murder of humanitarian worker condemned

5 June 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Libya: Journalist killed for denouncing abuses by armed group

29 May 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

South Sudan: the UN Human Rights Council must support international efforts to address the dire situation

28 May 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Harassment and violence against Crimean Tatars by state and non-state actors

23 May 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

South Sudan: the human rights situation requires the urgent attention of the Human Rights Council

25 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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