All Posts Tagged With: "Jerzy Buzek"

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With Verdict Upheld, Khodorkovsky Becomes ‘Prisoner of Conscience’

Following a much-criticized decision by a Moscow appeals court to uphold Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev’s guilty verdict, Amnesty International has declared the pair to be prisoners of conscience.

May 25, 2011 | Continued
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60 Detained in Moscow New Year’s Eve Protest (photos added)

At least 60 opposition protestors were detained on New Year’s Eve night in Moscow during a rally to promote the freedom of assembly, including 82-year old rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva, drawing scorn from the EU, the USA, and human rights organizations.

Jan 2, 2010 | Continued