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July 16, 2015

The Chinese authorities have ratcheted up their crackdown against human rights lawyers and activists, using draconian state security charges to detain at least three people.

July 13, 2015

More than 100 Chinese human rights lawyers and activists have been targeted by police in a nationwide crackdown which began on Thursday 9 July. At least 25 are feared still detained by police.

Press Release
July 11, 2015

The Chinese authorities must end their assault on human rights lawyers, Amnesty International said on Saturday, after more than 50 lawyers and activists were targeted by police in a nationwide crac...

Press Release
July 8, 2015

A new move by the Russian Parliament to outlaw so-called undesirable organizations is yet another nail in the coffin for freedom of expression and civil society in Russia.

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