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Rusia: Detenidos centenares de manifestantes más en las inmediaciones del tribunal sentenciador del proceso Bolotnaya

Otros 234 manifestantes pacíficos han sido detenidos y recluidos de forma aparentemente arbitraria en las inmediaciones de la sede de un tribunal moscovita, lo que pone de manifiesto que las autoridades rusas distan mucho poner freno a la desbocada violación de la libertad de expresión y de reunión, ha declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional. Otros 234 manifestantes pacíficos han sido detenidos y recluidos de forma aparentemente arbitraria en las inmediaciones de la sede de un tribunal moscovita, lo que pone de manifiesto que las autori

Russia: Hundreds more protesters arbitrarily arrested outside Bolotnaya trial sentencing

The apparently arbitrary arrest and detention of a further 234 peaceful protesters outside a Moscow court building today shows how the Russian authorities’ rampant violation of freedom of expression and assembly shows no sign of letting up The apparently arbitrary arrest and detention of a further 234 peaceful protesters outside a Moscow court building today shows how the Russian authorities’ rampant violation of freedom of expressio

Russie. Verdict dans l'affaire Bolotnaïa : l'injustice est flagrante

Le verdict de culpabilité prononcé vendredi 21 février 2014 à l’encontre des accusés poursuivis dans l’affaire de la manifestation de la place Bolotnaïa est une terrible injustice, a déclaré Amnesty International. Le verdict de culpabilité prononcé vendredi 21 février 2014 à l’encontre des accusés poursuivis dans l’affaire de la manifestation de la place Bolotnaïa est une terrible injustice, a déclaré A

Russie. Les arrestations ternissent le bilan des Jeux olympiques

Le bilan des Jeux olympiques de Sotchi sera terni par les nombreuses violations des droits humains commises avant et pendant les Jeux et par le manque de détermination du Comité international olympique (CIO) à aborder avec les autorités russes la question des arrestations et des passages à tabac qui ont émaillé ce prestigieux événement sportif, a déclaré Amnesty International à la veille de la cérémonie de clôture. Le bilan des Jeux olympiques de Sotchi sera terni par les nombreuses violations des droits humains commises avant et pendant les Jeux et par le manque de détermination du Comité international olymp

Russia: Legacy of Olympic Games tarnished by arrests

The legacy of the Sochi Olympics will be tainted by the numerous human rights violations in the run-up and during the Games, as well as the failure of the International Olympic Committee to confront the Russian authorities over the arrests and beatings that marred this prestigious sporting event The legacy of the Sochi Olympics will be tainted by the numerous human rights violations in the run-up and during the Games, as well as the failure of the International Olympic Committee to confron

Russia: Guilty verdict in Bolotnaya case - injustice at its most obvious - 21 February 2014

Headline Title:  Russia: Guilty verdict in Bolotnaya case - injustice at its most obvious   Today’s guilty verdict against defendants in the Bolotnaya Square protest trial is a hideous injustice, said Amnesty International.    Today’s guilty verdict against defendants in the Bolotnaya Square protest trial is a hideous injustice, said Amnesty International. Media Node:  Bolotnaya verdict Story Location:  Russia 59° 53' 59.8488" N, 46° 24' 22.5" E “What happened on Bolotnaya Square on 6 May 2012 was not the quelling of a riot, but the crushing of a protest. The Bolotnaya trial has not exposed orchestrated violence, but rather a criminal justice system that is entirely malleable to the dictates of its political masters” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 21/02/2014 URL:  Russia: Anatomy of injustice: The Bolotnaya square trial Description:  Report, 10 December 2013 URL:  Russia: Harassment will continue despite Putin’s amnesty Description:  News story, 23 December 2013 URL:  Russia: Amnesty Law no substitute for effective justice system Description:  News story, 18 December 2013 URL:  Free the Bolotnaya 3! Description:  Feature, 12 December 2013

Russia: Guilty verdict in Bolotnaya case -- injustice at its most obvious

Today’s guilty verdict against defendants in the Bolotnaya Square protest trial is a hideous injustice Today’s guilty verdict against defendants in the Bolotnaya Square protest trial is a hideous injustice, said Amnesty International.  

Rusia: La sentencia condenatoria en el caso Bolotnaya, el colmo de la injusticia

La sentencia condenatoria conocida hoy contra los acusados en el juicio por la protesta de la plaza Bolotnaya es una injusticia reprobable, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional.  La sentencia condenatoria conocida hoy contra los acusados en el juicio por la protesta de la plaza Bolotnaya es una injusticia reprobable, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional. 

Rusia: El legado de los Juegos Olímpicos, enturbiado por las detenciones

El legado de los Juegos Olímpicos de Sochi va a quedar empañado por las numerosas violaciones de derechos humanos cometidas durante los preparativos y en el transcurso de los Juegos, y por el hecho de que el Comité Olímpico Internacional no haya pedido explicaciones a las autoridades rusas por las detenciones y palizas que han ensombrecido este prestigioso acontecimiento deportivo; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional la víspera de la ceremonia de clausura. El legado de los Juegos Olímpicos de Sochi va a quedar empañado por las numerosas violaciones de derechos humanos cometidas durante los preparativos y en el transcurso de los Juegos, y por el hecho

Russia: Legacy of Olympic Games tarnished by arrests - 22 February 2014

Headline Title:  Russia: Legacy of Olympic Games tarnished by arrests The legacy of the Sochi Olympics will be tainted by the numerous human rights violations in the run-up and during the Games, as well as the failure of the International Olympic Committee to confron The legacy of the Sochi Olympics will be tainted by human rights violations and the failure of the International Olympic Committee to confront the Russian authorities over them.  Media Node:  Sochi final Story Location:  Russia 57° 29' 1.0392" N, 50° 37' 58.7928" E “The Olympic Games are meant to contribute to a peaceful and better world. This goal was not achieved in Sochi. The reason is simple: Russia’s repression continued unabated throughout the Games, and the Olympic movement failed to challenge the host country on its pledge to promote human rights. ” Source:  Sergei Nikitin, Amnesty International’s Moscow Office Director. URL:  Russia: Nine new arrests near Sochi Olympics include Pussy Riot activists Description:  News Story, 18 February 2014. URL:  Sochi Olympics countdown sees Russia jailing second prisoner of conscience this week Description:  News Story, 5 February 2014. URL:  The first prisoner of conscience of Sochi2014 Description:  Blog, 4 February 2014. URL:  Hundreds of thousands petition Putin to end of repression in Russia Description:  News Story, 31 January 2014. URL:  Russia: Winter games Olympic torch throws light on human rights violations Description:  News Story, 3 October 2014.

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