Amnesty International

Amnesty International

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Amnesty International is an NGO which gathers 7 million people around the world, defending human rights and respect of the Universal declaration of human rights. This organisation acts on the behalf of victims of violations of these rights, basing its action on impartial research and international law.
Financed by its members and donators, Amnesty is independent of any political ideology, economical interest and religious belief.
Amnesty works towards releasing prisoners of conscience; respect for human dignity; the rights of women, children and minorities; the abolition of the death penalty and all forms of torture; the protection and empowerment of individuals; the protection of sexual and reproductive rights; the fight against discrimination; defending the rights of refugees and migrants; and overall, respect for civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.
The organization investigates and reveals facts when human rights abuses occur, wherever they occur. It pressurizes governments and other groups exercising power, such as companies. It also ensures that they keep their promises and respect international law.

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Amnesty International is an NGO which gathers 7 million people around the world, defending human rights and respect of the Universal declaration of human rights. This organisation acts on the behalf of victims of violations of these rights, basing its action on impartial research and international law.
Financed by its members and donators, Amnesty is independent of any political ideology, economical interest and religious belief.