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October 7, 2011

Five years after the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, the investigative journalist, little progress has been made to increase the safety of journalists or human rights defenders who dare to expose abu...

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August 24, 2011

The arrest of a former senior Russian police official in connection with the murder of journalist and human rights defender Anna Politkovskaya in 2006 is a major step forward, Amnesty International...

August 24, 2011
A senior Russian police official has been arrested in connection with the 2006 murder of the journalist and human rights defender.
August 11, 2011

Russian human rights defender Aleksei Sokolov has been released on parole. His sentence for charges which he has always denied was imposed after a trial held with several reported violations of fai...

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