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Russian Federation: Police threaten man complaining of ...
20 June 2013

A man who was abducted and tortured by police in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria has been threatened by police officers as the investigation ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/021/2013

Russian Federation: Further information: Discriminatory bill ...
19 June 2013

On 11 June, the lower house of Russia's parliament almost unanimously passed in its second and third readings a bill severely limiting freedom of expression ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/020/2013

Russian Federation: Further information: NGOs given hefty ...
19 June 2013

Golos Association and four other Russian NGOs have received heavy fines for refusing to register as “foreign agents”. They and many other NGOs risk ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/019/2013

Russia: Three men face extradition, risk torture
10 June 2013

Three ethnic Uzbeks are at risk of being extradited from Russia to Kyrgyzstan, where they would be at serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Their ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/017/2013

Russian Federation: Russian civil society organizations ...
6 June 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 6 June 2013. AI Index: EUR 46/018/2013. Russian civil society organizations ...

Public Statement       EUR 46/018/2013

Russian Federation: Lawyers in Dagestan receive death ...
4 June 2013

Two lawyers in Dagestan in the North Caucasus, Russia, have received death threats in connection with a criminal case they are working on.

Urgent Action       EUR 46/016/2013

Russian Federation: Lawyer under threat sends thanks for ...
23 May 2013

An investigation into death threats made against lawyer Magamed Abubakarov has been opened and is ongoing.

Urgent Action       EUR 46/015/2013

Wire, May/June 2013. Vol 43, issue 003
1 May 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: The pure power of testimony: 3) 'There are no human rights in Sri Lanka' 4) The painful truth [torture] 5) Five ways to repress ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2013

Russia: Russian NGOs face new form of persecution
30 April 2013

A Moscow court has fined a Russian NGO almost 10000 USD. It is the first organization to be fined under a repressive new law which requires ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/014/2013

Russia: Voters' rights NGO is first victim of 'foreign agents' law ...
25 April 2013

Today's decision by a Moscow court to fine an independent non-governmental organization and its leader is an alarming indicator for the future of civil ...

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