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November 14, 2014

Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...

November 14, 2014

Human rights defender Intigam Aliev's health is rapidly deteriorating due to a lack of adequate medical care in the detention facility. Authorities have removed 4 of the 5 lawyers working on his ca...

November 13, 2014

The Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic has ruled that the term of Ruslan Kutaev’s imprisonment must be reduced by two months but did not quash his conviction. Ruslan Kutaev is a prisoner of cons...

November 11, 2014

They have been sentenced to between 5 and 8 years in prison over tweets deemed offensive to the Ministry of Justice. If imprisoned Amnesty International will consider them prisoners of conscience....