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April 24, 2013

One year after Vladimir Putin's third inauguration as Russia's President, the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly have come under increasing attack.

April 23, 2013
A news report examines recent laws aimed at undermining freedom of expression, assembly and association in Russia.
March 21, 2013
A new Amnesty International report examines the harassment of lawyers in a region of the Russian Federation where the violence of armed groups is countered by the heavy-handed response of the authorit...
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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...

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