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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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Russian authorities must halt harassment of human rights defenders in the Chechen village of Krasnaya Turbina

24 August 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Human Rights Council Must Urge Myanmar to Cooperate Fully with Fact-finding Mission

21 August 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Myanmar: Amnesty International oral statement at 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council

15 June 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Human Rights Priorities for the New Gambian Government

2 May 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Item 3: High-level Panel Discussion on the Question of the Death Penalty: the Death Penalty and the Prohibition of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

28 January 2017 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Mongolia: Logistical Challenges Should not Delay Abolition of Death Penalty and Measures to Combat Torture

13 September 2016 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

The resumption of executions in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq is a step backwards

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

Libya: Allegations of torture of As-Saadi al-Gaddafi and two others must be thoroughly investigated

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

Bahrain: Release leading opposition figure

6 January 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Georgia: Reports of ill-treatment in prison must be thoroughly investigated

27 November 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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