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Russia: Activist attacked and threatened
17 December 2014

Russian human rights defender Igor Kalyapin was labelled a “supporter of terrorists” by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov after he publicly opposed ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/055/2014

Russian Federation: Joint letter to President Putin: Investigate ...
16 December 2014

In the past few days a Russian human rights group in Chechnya and its staff have been the targets of an apparent arson attack, arbitrary arrest and detention ...

Open Letter       EUR 46/056/2014

Russia: End persecution of activists in Chechnya | Amnesty ...
15 December 2014

Russian authorities should act to end a campaign of intimidation and harassment against human rights defenders in Chechnya, Amnesty International ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: End Persecution of Chechen ...
14 December 2014

Russian authorities should act to end a campaign of intimidation and harassment against human rights defenders in Chechnya, Amnesty International ...

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Russian Federation: Protect rights and safety of injured ...
12 December 2014

A 21-year-old medical student in pre-trial detention has been hospitalised with multiple injuries, including a pen pushed inside his head through the ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/054/2014

Russian Federation: Further information: Protect Dagestani ...
11 December 2014

Two lawyers in the North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan, Russia, face renewed threats in relation to their work on a high profile murder case. One ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/053/2014

Amnesty International | Russia: Burning down homes after ...
9 December 2014

Authorities in Russia must urgently investigate the burning down of at least five houses believed to belong to the relatives of 11 men blamed by the ...

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Russia: Burning down homes after Chechnya clashes ...
9 December 2014

Authorities in Russia must urgently investigate the burning down of at least five houses believed to belong to the relatives of 11 men accused of carrying ...

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Russian Federation: Imprisoned activist must be released ...
13 November 2014

On 31 October, the Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic ruled that the term of Ruslan Kutaev's imprisonment must be reduced by two months but ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/052/2014

Uzbekistan: Fear of unfair trial for extradited refugee: Mirsobir ...
6 November 2014

After being abducted in Russia and forcibly returned to Uzbekistan, refugee Mirsobir Khamidkariev faces 15 years in prison on extremism charges. There ...

Urgent Action       EUR 62/008/2014