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Russia: Media black-out ahead of disputed Crimea referendum

The Russian authorities have launched a full-scale onslaught on the few remaining independent media in Russia, blocking a number of internet sites in the Russian Federation The Russian authorities have launched a full-scale onslaught on the few remaining independent media in Russia, blocking a number of internet sites in the Russian Federation, Amnesty International s

Russie. Une décision de justice concernant un internement psychiatrique doit être réexaminée

Un recours contre le jugement ordonnant l’internement de Mikhaïl Kossenko – pour une durée potentiellement illimitée – afin qu’il reçoive des soins psychiatriques forcés sera examiné par un tribunal de Moscou jeudi 13 mars, après l'arrestation de cet homme pour sa participation à une action de protestation. Un recours contre le jugement ordonnant l’internement de Mikhaïl Kossenko – pour une durée potentiellement illimitée – afin qu’il reçoive des soins psychiatriques forcés sera examiné par

Russia: Psychiatric incarceration verdict coming up for review

An appeal against a ruling to commit Mikhail Kosenko - potentially indefinitely - to forcible psychiatric treatment will be heard by a Moscow court tomorrow, following his arrest for participation in a protest action An appeal against a ruling to commit Mikhail Kosenko - potentially indefinitely - to forcible psychiatric treatment will be heard by a Moscow court tomorrow, following his arrest for participation

Rusia: El ataque violento contra dos ex miembros de Pussy Riot es intolerable

Amnistía Internacional pide a las autoridades rusas que investiguen el ataque premeditado, aparentemente sin que mediara provocación, cometido esta mañana en Nizhny Novgorod contra dos ex miembros de Pussy Riot. Las autoridades rusas deben abrir sin demora una investigación independiente e imparcial sobre el ataque premeditado, aparentemente sin que mediara provocación, cometido esta mañana en Nizhny Novgo

Russie. L'agression violente de deux ex-membres des Pussy Riot est inacceptable

Les autorités russes doivent immédiatement ouvrir une information judiciaire indépendante et impartiale sur l'agression préméditée, et qui manifestement ne répondait à aucune forme de provocation, dont des militants des droits humains ont été victimes ce jeudi 6 mars au matin à Nijni Novgorod. Parmi eux se trouvaient Nadejda Tolokonnikova et Maria Alekhina, anciennes membres des Pussy Riot. Les autorités russes doivent immédiatement ouvrir une information judiciaire indépendante et impartiale sur l’agression préméditée, et qui manifestement ne répondait à aucune forme de provocation,

Russia: Violent attack on former Pussy Riot members must not be tolerated - 6 March 2014

Headline Title:  Russia: Violent attack on former Pussy Riot members must not be tolerated The Russian authorities must promptly launch an independent and impartial investigation into an apparently unprovoked and premeditated attack in Nizhny Novgorod this morning on human rights activis Amnesty International is calling on the Russian authorities to investigate an apparently unprovoked and premeditated violent assault on former Pussy Riot members in Nizhny Novgorod this morning.   Media Node:  Pussy Riot Nizhny Novgorod VIDEO: Former Pussy Riot activists attacked in Nizhny Novgorod Story Location:  Russia 60° 12' 5.8176" N, 50° 42' 46.4076" E “By all accounts, this violent attack appears to have been premeditated by an organized group. The unidentified assailants chanted slogans, held aloft a banner and filmed the entire incident. ” Source:  Sergei Nikitin, Director of Amnesty International’s Moscow office URL:  The Russian authorities accelerate their assault on freedom of assembly Description:  Public statement, 5 March 2014 URL:  Russia: Hundreds more protesters arbitrarily arrested outside Bolotnaya trial sentencing Description:  News story, 24 February 2014 URL:  Russia: Legacy of Olympic Games tarnished by arrests Description:  News story, 22 February 2014 URL:  Russia: Nine new arrests near Sochi Olympics include Pussy Riot activists Description:  News story, 18 February 2014

Russia: Violent attack on former Pussy Riot members must not be tolerated

The Russian authorities must promptly launch an independent and impartial investigation into an apparently unprovoked and premeditated attack in Nizhny Novgorod this morning on human rights activists, including former Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina The Russian authorities must promptly launch an independent and impartial investigation into an apparently unprovoked and premeditated attack in Nizhny Novgorod this morning on human rights activis

Russie. La liberté d’expression pâtit des graves événements se déroulant dans la péninsule ukrainienne de Crimée

L’arrestation de centaines de manifestants opposés à la guerre, au cours du weekend des 1er et 2 mars, est une nouvelle preuve de l’intensification de la répression de la liberté d’expression et de réunion en Russie. L’arrestation de centaines de manifestants opposés à la guerre, au cours du weekend des 1er et 2 mars, est une nouvelle preuve de l’intensification de la répression de la liberté d’

Federación Rusa: La libertad de expresión, víctima de los dramáticos acontecimientos en la península ucraniana de Crimea

La detención de cientos de manifestantes contra la guerra durante el fin de semana es otra muestra de la creciente represión de la libertad de expresión y reunión en la Federación Rusa. La detención de cientos de manifestantes contra la guerra durante el fin de semana es otra muestra de la creciente represión de la libertad de expresión y reunión en la Federación Rusa; así lo ha a

Russia: Freedom of expression falls victim to the dramatic events in Ukraine’s Crimea - 3 March 2014

Headline Title:  Russia: Freedom of expression falls victim to events in Ukraine’s Crimea The detention of hundreds of anti-war protesters over the weekend is another manifestation of the increasing crackdown on the freedom of expression and assembly in Russia, Amnesty International sai The detention of hundreds of anti-war protesters over the weekend is another manifestation of the increasing crackdown on the freedom of expression and assembly in Russia, Amnesty International said.   Media Node:  Russia Ukraine anti-war protesters Story Location:  United Kingdom 60° 33' 47.5884" N, 51° 40' 46.8768" E See map: Google Maps “The government’s crackdown of the anti-war protesters is highly alarming. In a number of cities people have been targeted for taking part in demonstrations. This is state-sanctioned harassment and intimidation ” Source:  Sergei Nikitin, Director of Amnesty International’s Moscow Office URL:  Russia: Hundreds more protesters arbitrarily arrested outside Bolotnaya trial sentencing Description:  News story, 24 February 2014 URL:  Russia: Legacy of Olympic Games tarnished by arrests Description:  News story, 22 February 2014

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