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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Missed opportunity to shed light on Russia's Katyn massacre ...
21 October 2013

Today's European Court of Human Rights decision is a missed opportunity to ensure that the Russian state accepts responsibility for the murder of tens ...

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Russia: NGO court defeat is another 'dangerous' sign for ...
16 October 2013

Russian authorities' attempts to stifle human rights work in the country are increasing, Amnesty International warns after NGO loses lawsuit triggered ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: NGO court defeat is another ' ...
16 October 2013

Russian authorities' attempts to stifle human rights work in the country are increasing, Amnesty International warned today after an NGO in the city of ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Detention of 1,200 migrants ' ...
15 October 2013

The arbitrary arrest and detention of more than 1200 immigrants in a sweep operation at a Moscow market yesterday in response to the murder of an ...

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Russia: Detention of 1,200 migrants 'discriminatory and ...
15 October 2013

Arbitrary detention of immigrants in Moscow sweep operation is latest example of disproportionate and discriminatory policing in Russia.

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Russian Federation: Protestor sent to mental institution ...
9 October 2013

A Moscow court found Mikhail Kosenko guilty on 8 October 2013 and ordered him to be sent for forcible psychiatric treatment. He may be deprived of ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Abhorrent use of punitive ...
8 October 2013

Today's decision of a Moscow court to send Mikhail Kosenko to forcible treatment in a psychiatric institution is an abhorrent return to the Soviet-era ...

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Russia: Abhorrent use of punitive psychiatry to silence dissent ...
8 October 2013

Today's decision of a Moscow court to send Mikhail Kosenko to forcible treatment in a psychiatric institution is an abhorrent return to the Soviet-era ...

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Amnesty International | Moscow authorities refuse to allow an ...
4 October 2013

The Moscow authorities' refusal to allow a small Amnesty International event to highlight Russia's appalling human rights record ahead of the Sochi Olympics ...

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Moscow authorities refuse to allow an Amnesty International ...
4 October 2013

The Moscow authorities' refusal to allow a small Amnesty International event to highlight Russia's appalling human rights record ahead of the Sochi Olympics ...

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