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Russia: Harassment will continue despite Putin’s amnesty

The harassment of civil society in Russia will continue unabated despite the release of prisoners of conscience The harassment of civil society in Russia will continue unabated despite the release of prisoners of conscience said Amnesty International today.

Russia: Harassment will continue despite Putin’s amnesty - 23 December 2013

Headline Title:  Russia: Harassment will continue despite Putin’s amnesty The harassment of civil society in Russia will continue unabated despite the release of prisoners of conscience, said Amnesty International today. The harassment of civil society in Russia will continue unabated despite the release of prisoners of conscience Media Node:  Pussy Riot Story Location:  United Kingdom 60° 23' 57.7788" N, 49° 13' 7.5" E See map: Google Maps “The release of businessman Mikhail Khodorkovski, the Pussy riot singers Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, and a handful of Bolotnaya case detainees should not been seen as a benign act of clemency, but a politically expedient move in the run up to the Sochi Olympics” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International

Rusia: La Ley de Amnistía no puede sustituir a un sistema de justicia efectivo

Las autoridades rusas deben poner en libertad inmediata e incondicional a todos los presos de conciencia. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy, cuando el Parlamento ruso ha aprobado un proyecto de ley de amnistía que puede suponer la liberación de las integrantes del grupo musical Pussy Riot encarceladas y de algunos detenidos del caso Bolotnaya. Las autoridades rusas deben poner en libertad inmediata e incondicional a todos los presos de conciencia.

Russie. Une loi d'amnistie ne remplace pas un système judiciaire efficace

Les autorités russes doivent libérer tous les prisonniers d’opinion immédiatement et sans condition, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 18 décembre alors que le Parlement russe venait d’adopter un projet de loi d’amnistie qui pourrait entraîner la libération des chanteuses des Pussy Riot emprisonnées et de certains des détenus de l’affaire de la place Bolotnaïa. Les autorités russes doivent libérer tous les prisonniers d’opinion immédiatement et sans condition, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 18 décembre alors que le Parlement russe venait d’

Russia: Amnesty Law no substitute for effective justice system - 18 December 2013

Headline Title:  Russia: Amnesty Law no substitute for effective justice system The Russian authorities must release immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience (POCs), Amnesty International said today as the Russian parliament passed an amnesty bill that may s The Russian authorities must release immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience, Amnesty International said today as the Russian parliament passed an amnesty bill that may see the imprisoned Pussy Riot singers and some detainees in the Bolotnaya case freed. Media Node:  Russia amnesty Story Location:  Russia 58° 15' 47.8332" N, 62° 13' 35.6268" E “It is difficult to welcome the Amnesty law adopted by the Russian Duma today. While it will no doubt benefit many victims of injustice, it will not erase the criminal records of those wrongfully convicted.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe and Central Asia Director Date:  Wed, 18/12/2013 URL:  Russia: Anatomy of injustice: The Bolotnaya square trial Description:  Public statement, 10 December 2013 URL:  Russia escalating attacks on free expression a year on from Pussy Riot protest Description:  News story, 20 February 2013 URL:  Russian businessmen declared prisoners of conscience after convictions are upheld Description:  News story, 24 May 2011

Russia: Amnesty Law no substitute for effective justice system

The Russian authorities must release immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience (POCs), Amnesty International said today as the Russian parliament passed an amnesty bill that may see the imprisoned Pussy Riot singers and some detainees in the Bolotnaya case freed The Russian authorities must release immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience (POCs), Amnesty International said today as the Russian parliament passed an amnesty bill that may s

Rusia: Absoluto desprecio por los derechos humanos en el “Día de la Constitución”

Un tribunal de San Petersburgo ha asestado un nuevo golpe a los derechos humanos en Rusia al ordenar el registro del Centro contra la Discriminación Memorial como “agente extranjero”, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy. Un tribunal de San Petersburgo ha asestado un nuevo golpe a los derechos humanos en Rusia al ordenar el registro del Centro contra la Discriminación Memorial como “agente extranjero”, ha manifestad

Russie. Les droits humains bafoués à l’occasion de la « Journée de la Constitution »

Un tribunal de Saint-Pétersbourg a porté un nouveau coup aux droits humains en Russie en ordonnant au Centre de lutte contre la discrimination Memorial (ADC Memorial) de s’enregistrer en tant qu’« agent étranger », a déclaré Amnesty International jeudi 12 décembre. Un tribunal de Saint-Pétersbourg a porté un nouveau coup aux droits humains en Russie en ordonnant au Centre de lutte contre la discrimination Memorial (ADC Memorial) de s’enregistrer en tant qu’«&

Russia: Total disregard for human rights on “Constitution Day”

A Court in St Petersburg dealt a further blow to human rights in Russia by ordering the Anti-Discrimination Centre (ADC) Memorial to register as a “foreign agent” A Court in St Petersburg dealt a further blow to human rights in Russia by ordering the Anti-Discrimination Centre (ADC) Memorial to register as a “foreign agent”, Amnesty International said today.

The Russian Constitution 20 years on: Continuing erosion of rights and freedoms - 12 December 2013

Headline Title:  The Russian Constitution 20 years on: Continuing erosion of rights and freedoms On 12 December Russia will mark the 20th anniversary of the country’s constitution following the collapse of the Soviet Union. A rundown of restrictions on human rights in Russia as the country marks the 20th anniversary of its post-Soviet Constitution. Media Node:  Russia Constitution 20th anniversary Twitter Tag:  Write4Rights Story Location:  Russia 59° 1' 15.4452" N, 57° 49' 55.3116" E “Vladimir Putin’s current presidency has led an onslaught against civil and political rights and other freedoms in Russia. This amounts to an erosion of the Constitution itself.” URL:  We’ll clench our teeth and go through it Description:  Blog, 12 December 2013 URL:  Russia: Anatomy of injustice: The Bolotnaya square trial Description:  Public statement, 10 December 2013 URL:  Free the Bolotnaya 3! Description:  Feature, 12 December 2013 URL:  The Bolotnaya 3: Protesters held for over a year Description:  Take Action

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