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In July , Turkish police detained 10 human rights activists during a workshop on digital security at a hotel near Istanbul. In pursuit of this vision, Amnesty International's mission is to undertake research and action focused 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. Archived from the original on 16 March In , Kristyan Benedict , Amnesty UK's campaign manager whose main focus is Syria, listed several countries as "regimes who abuse peoples' basic universal rights":

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She was interviewed on National Public Radio NPR on 27 Februarywhere she discussed the activities of Cageprisoners and why she deemed it inappropriate for Amnesty to associate with Begg. Retrieved 12 March Human Rights Council is at stake.

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In Amnesty International received the Four Freedom award for the Freedom of Speech [] InAmnesty International was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "having contributed to securing the ground for freedom, for justice, and thereby also for peace in the world". Daily News and Analysis. Criticism of Amensty International. Letterhead Word, 45KB and letterhead Google docs version.

The Sudan Vision Dailya daily newspaper in Sudancompared Amnesty to the National Endowment for Democracysaying "it is, in essence, a British intelligence organization which is a part of the Government decision making system. It aims to issue timely press releases and publishes information in newsletters and on web sites. InKristyan BenedictAmnesty UK's campaign manager whose main focus is Syria, listed several countries as "regimes who abuse peoples' basic universal rights": Amnesty International commonly known as Amnesty or AI is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human anesty.

Amnesty International suspended Gita Sahgalits gender unit head, after she criticized Amnesty in February for its high-profile associations with Moazzam Beggthe director of Cageprisonersrepresenting men in extrajudicial detention.

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The stated mission of the organization is to campaign for "a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments. Amnesty shouldn't support men like Moazzam Begg; A prisoner of conscience can turn into an apologist for extremism," The Independent11 February In pursuit of this vision, Amnesty International's mission is to undertake research and interbational focused 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.

It warns from the consequences of "us vs them" speech which divided human beings into two camps.

It argued that action should be taken to prevent human-rights problems from becoming human-rights catastrophes, and that both intervention and inaction represented a failure of the international community. Retrieved 8 February Thirteen million pledges were collected in support, and the Decl music concert was held in Paris on 10 December Human Rights Day.

The Making of Amnesty International". We acknowledge the Traditional Owners lkgo this land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

It sought to influence public opinion to put pressure on logl governments by organizing a campaign for the "Abolition of Torture" which ran for several years. If a prisoner is serving a sentence imposed, after a fair trial, for activities involving violence, AI will not ask the government to release the prisoner. The group now has power, attends sessions, and became a source of information for the UN.

Amnesty International - Wikipedia

It is elected by, and accountable to, the IC, and meets at least two times during any one year and in practice meets at least four times a year. The first step is to read and follow the guidelines below.

London-based international human rights organization. Amnesty on Jenin — Dennis Bernstein and Dr. A subsequent United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict was carried out; Amnesty stated that its findings were consistent with those of Amnesty's own field investigation, and called on the UN to act promptly to implement the mission's recommendations.

The organization considers as one of its strengths the publication of impartial and accurate reports. Thanks for bringing that to our attention.

There are no new notifications. AI neither supports nor condemns the resort to violence by political opposition groups in itself, just as AI neither supports nor condemns a government policy of using military force in fighting against armed opposition movements. Archived from the original on 12 February Retrieved lgoo March Retrieved 19 August Many techniques are deployed, such as direct appeals for example, letter writingmedia and intternational work, and public demonstrations.

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