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March 6, 2014

The Russian authorities must promptly launch an independent and impartial investigation into an apparently unprovoked and premeditated attack in Nizhny Novgorod this morning on human rights activis...

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January 31, 2014

A handcuffed Russian ballerina braved the freezing weather in Moscow yesterday as Amnesty International activists delivered a petition of 330,000 signatures urging President Vladimir Putin to repea...

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November 25, 2013

A new law placing broad restrictions on protests in Egypt is a serious setback that poses a grave threat to freedom of assembly and gives security forces a free rein to use excessive force, includi...

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November 4, 2013

To mark its new campaign on repression of academic freedom in Iran, Amnesty International will be sponsoring a program to highlight the persecution of students and scholars in Iran at the New Schoo...

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