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March 20, 2013

Lawyers are often the last line of defense for those facing torture and unfair trial in the North Caucasus and elsewhere in Russia, yet they themselves often come under attack in connection with th...

Press Release
March 4, 2013

Amnesty International attempted to deliver the Free Pussy Riot World Map to the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C. today. Russian officials refused to accept it.

Press Release
February 20, 2013

A year after the Russian punk band Pussy Riot performed a protest song in Moscow's main Orthodox cathedral, the crackdown of freedom of expression has only worsened in Russia as authorities continu...

News
February 20, 2013
Since the conviction of members of the punk band, Russia has adopted several new laws targeting activists and those critical of the authorities.

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