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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:
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Revising the standard minimum rules for the treatment of prisoners: Amnesty International briefing on discrimination and at risk groups in prisons

21 March 2014 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Thematic Reports

UN: General Assembly statement affirms rights for all - 66 States condemn violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity

18 December 2008 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Thematic Reports

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