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March 24, 2013
Serious deficiencies in a new draft Arms Trade Treaty text would fail to prevent arms transfers to countries where they could be used to commit or facilitate summary and arbitrary killings, torture an...
March 22, 2013
All activists and writers held for insulting the ruler, IT crimes and taking part in unauthorized protests are said to have been released.
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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