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Amnesty International | IOC called to uphold human rights
10 February 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must not ignore the serious human rights violations associated with the preparation for and staging of the ...

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IOC urged to uphold human rights | Amnesty International
10 February 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must not ignore the serious human rights violations associated with the preparation for and staging of the ...

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Russian Federation: Serious human rights violations ...
10 February 2014

In this open letter, Amnesty International expresses concerns about the targeting of activists because of their legitimate work in raising environmental ...

Open Letter       EUR 46/008/2014

Russian Federation: Journalist charged under "propaganda" ...
7 February 2014

Elena Klimova, journalist from the Urals city of Nizhniy Taghil, has been charged with “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations” for her online project ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/009/2014

Sochi Olympics countdown sees Russia jailing second ...
5 February 2014

In a brief and blatantly unfair closed trial at which no lawyer was present, Russian environmental activist Igor Kharchenko became the country's second ...

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Russia: Another environmentalist in custody as his NGO ...
4 February 2014

The re-arrest today of yet another environmental activist ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, as well as his brief detention along with five colleagues ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Another environmentalist in ...
4 February 2014

The re-arrest today of yet another environmental activist in Russia's Krasnodar region where the Sochi Winter Olympic Games will open on 7 February ...

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Russian Federation: Further information: Environmental ...
3 February 2014

Yevgeniy Vitishko was detained on 3 February and charged with “petty hooliganism” for “swearing at a bus stop”. He has been sentenced to 15 days ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/007/2014

Russia: Civil society activist arrested ahead of start of Sochi ...
3 February 2014

As the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics comes closer, harassment against civil society activists has intensified, Amnesty International said today after ...

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Hundreds of thousands petition Putin to end of repression in ...
31 January 2014

A handcuffed Russian ballerina braved the freezing weather in Moscow yesterday as Amnesty International activists delivered 330000 signatures urging ...

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