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Russia: Whistleblower Edward Snowden trapped without legal ...
1 August 2014

The reports that Edward Snowden has been living in Russia with precarious “temporary leave to remain” rather than under any formal asylum protection ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Whistle-blower Edward ...
1 August 2014

The reports that Edward Snowden has been living in Russia with precarious “temporary leave to remain” rather than under any formal asylum protection ...

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Russian Federation: Further information: Criminal ...
23 July 2014

The anonymous detainee's lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure ...

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Russia increases stranglehold on dissent as five more NGOs ...
21 July 2014

The Russian Ministry of Justice today registered four more Russian human rights organizations and one environmental group as “foreign agents”, a further ...

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Amnesty International | Russia increases stranglehold on ...
21 July 2014

The Russian Ministry of Justice today registered four more Russian human rights organizations and one environmental group as “foreign agents”, a further ...

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Russian Federation: Detainee attempts suicide demanding ...
18 July 2014

Chechen detainee Timur Tangiyev attempted suicide on 15 July to demand justice and complain at ill-treatment. The European Court of Human Rights ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Conviction against activist ...
11 July 2014

The conviction against a peaceful Russian activist who was released from a closed psychiatric institution today must be overturned.

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Further information: Russian Federation: Activist sentenced on ...
11 July 2014

Civil society activist Ruslan Kutaev has been sentenced to four years imprisonment following an unfair trial in Russia. He is a prisoner of conscience, ...

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Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric ...
11 July 2014

The conviction against a peaceful Russian activist who was released from a closed psychiatric institution today must be overturned, Amnesty International ...

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Russian Federation: Detainee faces torture in Russia
10 July 2014

A detainee in a temporary detention facility on the territory of Russian prison colony no. 14, whose anonymity has to be preserved for security reasons ...

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