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Amnesty International is a global human rights organization.

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Amnesty International reported human rights abuses in the fightings after peace talks between the government of the Philippines and insurgents in the southern island of Mindanao.

In May 09, Amnesty called on Obama Administration and U.N. Security Council to act to Save Sri Lankan Civilians.

In July 09, Amnesty urged China to conduct a fair and impartial investigation in Urumqi.

Amnesty International accuses Pakistan Army of widespread human rights abuses in Pakistan's tribal belt bordering Afghanistan. On 13 December 2012, Amnesty claimed that several laws were broken in the fight against Taliban and other militants. Amnesty has released a new report titled, "The hands of cruelty: Abuses by armed forces and Taliban in Pakistan's tribal areas", based on over 100 intervies with victims of rights violations.

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