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Tatar activist and outspoken government critic, Rafis Kashapov, was sentenced to three years in prison on 15 September for criticizing the Russian government.
Opposition leader Leopoldo López has been sentenced to 13 years and 9 months in prison. He is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately and unconditionally.
Belarusian prisoner of conscience Yury Rubtsou was released from penal colony in the eastern city of Bobruisk on 22 August.