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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Amnesty International | Russia: Guilty verdict in Bolotnaya ...
21 February 2014

Today's guilty verdict against defendants in the Bolotnaya Square protest trial is a hideous injustice.

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Amnesty International | Russia: Nine new arrests near Sochi ...
18 February 2014

The Russian authorities must immediately release nine people – including activists and journalists – who have been arrested in central Sochi.

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Russia: Further information: Environmental activist loses ...
18 February 2014

On 12 February, the Krasnodar regional court ruled that detained environmentalist Yevgeniy Vitishko must serve three years in a penal colony. ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/013/2014

Russia: Nine new arrests near Sochi Olympics include Pussy ...
18 February 2014

The Russian authorities must immediately release nine people – including activists and journalists – who have been arrested in central Sochi, Amnesty ...

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Russian Federation: Activist sent to prison for three years for ...
14 February 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 14 February 2014. EUR 46/012/2014. Russia: Activist sent to prison ...

Public Statement       EUR 46/012/2014

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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