All Posts Tagged With: "Agora"

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850 Cases of Russian Activist Persecution in 2011

The Agora human rights watchdog has recorded 850 cases of persecution against civil rights activists and NGOs in Russia in 2011, continuing an upward trend in such incidents since 2008.

Jan 28, 2012 | Continued
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Voina Activists Beaten by Police, Denied Access to Lawyer

A lawyer for a group of art activists detained during a Strategy 31 rally says police beat his clients and prevented him from accessing them.

Apr 1, 2011 | Continued
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Persecution of Russian Activists, NGOs Doubled in 2010

Cases of persecution against Russian activists and non-governmental organizations doubled in 2010, according to a new report by the human rights association Agora.

Feb 2, 2011 | Continued
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Strasbourg Court Fines Russia for Giving HIV-Positive Prisoner Aspirin

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has fined 37,000 Euros for treating an HIV-positive prisoner with aspirin and keeping him in solitary confinement for no reason.

Oct 15, 2010 | Continued
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‘Russia for the Russians’ Polarizes Population

According to a new poll, the idea of a “Russia for the Russians” is increasingly polarizing Russian society in a time of increased concern over immigration and rising nationalism.

Dec 16, 2009 | Continued