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Russia applies sinister new tactic to tar civil society as 'foreign agents' - 28 noviembre 2013

Headline Title:  Russia applies sinister new tactic to tar civil society as 'foreign agents' A Russian court has for the first time ordered a non-governmental organization to register as a "foreign agent" under a sinister law that is being used to crush independent civil society in the cou A Russian court has for the first time ordered a non-governmental organization to register as a "foreign agent" under a sinister law that is being used to crush independent civil society in the country. Media Node:  Russia foreign agents Story Location:  Russia 60° 59' 24.5796" N, 49° 13' 7.5" E “The 'foreign agents law' hearkens back to the repression of the Soviet era and its sole purpose is to smear and muzzle independent civil society voices in Russia, making their work impossible” Fuente:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director Fecha:  Jue, 28/11/2013 URL:  Turning the clock back to Soviet times – but Russian NGOs will resist Descripción:  Blog, 28 November 2013 URL:  Russia’s backward march on human rights Descripción:  Blog, 18 November 2013 URL:  ‘Are we really foreign agents?’ – Russia’s crackdown on civil society Descripción:  Blog, 12 November 2013 URL:  Russia: Voters’ rights NGO is first victim of ‘foreign agents’ law Descripción:  News story, 25 April 2013 URL:  Russia: President Putin’s witch hunt Descripción:  News story/report, 24 April 2013

Rusia: Un año después, la “ley de agentes extranjeros” de Putin asfixia la libertad

La restrictiva “ley de agentes extranjeros” aprobada hace un año está asfixiando a las organizaciones no gubernamentales (ONG) independientes en Rusia. La restrictiva “ley de agentes extranjeros” aprobada hace un año está asfixiando a las organizaciones no gubernamentales (ONG) independientes en Rusia; así lo ha afirmado hoy Amnistía Internacional

Russie. Depuis un an, la loi relative aux «agents étrangers» mise en place par Vladimir Poutine étouffe les libertés

Adoptée il y a un an, la loi relative aux «agents étrangers» étouffe les activités des organisations non gouvernementales (ONG) indépendantes en Russie, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 20 novembre. Adoptée il y a un an, la loi relative aux « agents étrangers » étouffe les activités des organisations non gouvernementales (ONG) indépendantes en Russie, a déclaré Amnesty International

Russia: A year on, Putin’s ‘foreign agents law’ choking freedom - 20 noviembre 2013

Headline Title:  Russia: A year on, Putin’s ‘foreign agents law’ choking freedom A restrictive "foreign agents law" adopted a year ago is choking independent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Russia, Amnesty International said today. A restrictive "foreign agents law" adopted a year ago is choking independent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Russia, Amnesty International said as the Winter Olympic Games to be held in the Russian city of Sochi approach. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Media Node:  Russia En un golpe de vista:  Since the “foreign agents law” came into being: At least 10 NGOs have been taken to court by the Russian authorities for failing to register as an “organization performing the functions of a foreign agent”.At least five other NGOs across Russia have been taken to court following the “inspections” for purported administrative violations such as the failure to present requested documents.At least 10 Russian NGO leaders have been ordered to comply with the “foreign agents law”.And at least 37 NGOs have been officially warned that they will be in violation of the law if they continue to receive foreign funding and engage in arbitrarily defined “political activities”. This includes publishing online materials on human rights in Russia and not registering as “foreign agents”.  Story Location:  Russia 64° 18' 38.5776" N, 85° 46' 52.5" E “One year after came into force, the record of the foreign agents law is a grim one. More than a thousand NGOs have been inspected and dozens have received warnings. Several of the most prominent human rights groups have been fined and some forced to close. ” Fuente:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Director at Amnesty International. “If we have to close down, thousands of people across Russia will suffer. If other NGOs are forced to close down – tens of thousands will suffer. Civil society will be doomed.” Fuente:  Lev Ponomaryov, leader of the Russia-wide movement “For Human Rights” URL:  Putin: Protect Freedom of Expression Descripción:  Take Action! URL:  Behind the Smokescreen of Olympic Celebrations: Key human rights concerns in the Russian Federation Descripción:  Media Briefing, 19 November 2013 URL:  Russian Federation: Freedom under threat: The clampdown against freedoms of expression, assembly and association in Russia Descripción:  Document, 24 April 2013 URL:  Russia: Winter games Olympic torch throws light on human rights violations Descripción:  News Story, 3 October 2013 URL:  Russia: Human rights activists - Voices from the ground Descripción:  Feature, 03 October 2013

Russia: A year on, Putin’s ‘foreign agents law’ choking freedom

A restrictive “foreign agents law” adopted a year ago is choking independent non-governmental organizations in Russia A restrictive “foreign agents law” adopted a year ago is choking independent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Russia, Amnesty International said today.

The Bolotnaya 3; Protesters held for over a year

Write to the Prosecutor General demanding the unconditional release of the Bolotnaya 3 Vladimir Gheorgievich Akimenkov, Artiom Victorovich Saviolov and Mikhail Aleksandrovich Kosenko were detained during a protest in Bolotnaya Square, Moscow, on 6 May 2012, but released shortly after

Rusia debe revelar de inmediato el paradero de una integrante de las Pussy Riot encarcelada

La constante negativa a revelar el paradero de una integrante del grupo punk ruso Pussy Riot, de la que se rumorea que ha sido trasladada a una colonia penitenciaria en Siberia, demuestra los implacables esfuerzos de las autoridades por silenciarla. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. La constante negativa a revelar el paradero de una integrante del grupo punk ruso Pussy Riot, de la que se rumorea que ha sido trasladada a una colonia penitenciaria en Siberia, demuestra los impla

Russia must immediately disclose whereabouts of imprisoned Pussy Riot member - 6 noviembre 2013

Headline Title:  Russia must immediately disclose whereabouts of imprisoned Pussy Riot member The continuing refusal to disclose the whereabouts of a member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot, who is rumoured to be in transfer to a prison colony in Siberia, shows the authorities’ unrelent The continuing refusal to disclose the whereabouts of a member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot, who is rumoured to be in transfer to a prison colony in Siberia, shows the authorities’ unrelenting efforts to silence her. Media Node:  Pussy Riot Story Location:  Rusia 63° 10' 50.8692" N, 85° 4' 41.25" E “Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has publicly complained of threats she received from prison officials. We are concerned that she now may be being punished for this and for speaking out about deplorable prison conditions. ” Fuente:  Denis Krivosheev, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Russian Federation: Fear for safety of “missing” Pussy Riot member Descripción:  Urgent Action, 4 November 2013 URL:  Russia must investigate prison abuse allegations by Pussy Riot member Descripción:  News, 25 September 2013 URL:  Russia: Second Pussy Riot singer denied parole Descripción:  News Story, 26 July 2013 URL:  Scores of musicians urge Russia to release Pussy Riot Descripción:  News Story, 22 July 2013 URL:  Amnesty International open letter signed by more than 100 musicians Descripción:  Open letter, 22 July 2013

Rusia debe localizar a los enmascarados que cometieron el insidioso ataque homófobo

Las autoridades rusas no deben demorarse en localizar y llevar ante la justicia a los responsables de un violento ataque homófobo perpetrado en San Petersburgo en el que dos personas resultaron heridas, una de las cuales ha perdido la visión en un ojo. Las autoridades rusas no deben demorarse en localizar y llevar ante la justicia a los responsables de un violento ataque homófobo perpetrado en San Petersburgo en el que dos personas resultaron her

Attaque homophobe en Russie : il faut retrouver les agresseurs masqués

Les autorités russes doivent retrouver sans tarder, afin de les traduire en justice, tous les responsables de l’attaque homophobe violente intervenue récemment à Saint-Pétersbourg et au cours de laquelle deux personnes ont été blessées, a déclaré Amnesty International. L’une des personnes blessées a perdu la vue d’un œil. Les autorités russes doivent retrouver sans tarder, afin de les traduire en justice, tous les responsables de l’attaque homophobe violente intervenue récemment à Saint-Pétersbourg et au cours de la

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