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January 20, 2012

Today's closure of the criminal proceedings against the head of a well-known Russian human rights organization is a victory for human rights, Amnesty International said.

January 19, 2012
Moscow court closes criminal proceedings against Oleg Orlov, head of Russian human rights organization Memorial.
Press Release
December 19, 2011

(Washington, D.C.) --The shocking murder of a journalist shot dead in Dagestan last night is a terrible sign of the risks journalists in Dagestan face, Amnesty International said today.

December 16, 2011
Russian authorities must promptly investigate the murder of courageous Dagestan journalist Khadzhimurad Kamalov.

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