All Posts Tagged With: "police brutality"

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Suspicious Death in Moscow Police Station

A man has died in administrative detention in the same Moscow police station where three officers were arrested last year for suspicion of murdering an acquaintance.

Jan 5, 2013 | Continued
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Violence in Moscow as Riot Police Squeeze Sanctioned Anti-Putin Protest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tens of thousands of anti-Putin protestors in Moscow arrived at a sanctioned rally site only to find it overrun with thousands of OMON riot police…

May 7, 2012 | Continued
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Half of Ralliers Detained in Moscow ‘Strategy 31’

Dozens of opposition activists have been detained in rallies for the constitutional right to free assembly across Russia, some of whom have reportedly suffered beatings by police.

Nov 1, 2011 | Continued
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Police Get Tear Gas & Tasers to Fight Oppositionists

Russian police are being granted the right to use tasers, water cannons, dogs, billy clubs, and more on oppositionists suspected of blocking traffic, speeders, and people who sell beer in undesignated areas.

Sep 5, 2011 | Continued
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Police Hurl Protesters Out of ‘Strategy 31’ Sit-ins

Dozens of people were arrested at Strategy 31 protests across Russia on Wednesday, with at least one severely beaten and two regional leaders facing possible severe political persecution.

Aug 31, 2011 | Continued
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Mass Demonstrations to be Broken Up by “Tornado”

Russian engineers have developed a new armored truck equipped with a water canon that are intended to aid internal military forces in breaking up mass protests.

May 24, 2011 | Continued
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Police Officer Fired After Assaulting Channel One Journalist

A police officer who assaulted a female journalist from Channel One after an unsuccessful attempt to flirt with her has been fired following media reports about the attack.

Apr 4, 2011 | 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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Nemtsov, Journalists, Activists Arrested at ‘Strategy 31’

Numerous Russian oppositionists, human rights advocates, and activists have been arrested during opposition rallies held across Russia.

Mar 31, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Police Beat 2, Arrest 1 at Auto Owner Protest

Moscow police unexpectedly cracked down on a rally protesting rising gas prices on Sunday, beating two participants and arresting opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov.

Mar 21, 2011 | Continued