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Russia: Harassment of Critics

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Russian authorities are cracking down on government critics at the same time as they are tolerating large public protests. (Moscow) – Russian authorities are cracking down on government critics at the same time as they are tolerating large public protests, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Kazakhstan – Make rights key to good relations, says Human Rights Watch

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The rights organisation is concerned about the violent crackdown on protesters and online censorship that occurred following a strike in the oil-rich

Belarus: Drop Charges Against Activist – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - Belarusian authorities should dismiss criminal charges against a leading human rights defender, Ales Bialiatski, and release him immediately from custody. (Moscow,

Iran adds to its list of press freedom violations — CPJ

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) - New York, September 9, 2011--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the forced closure of two independent Iranian newspapers on Monday and

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Human Rights Watch calls for continuing VOA broadcasts to China

In a testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sophie Richardson, the advocacy director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division who oversees the organization's work on China,

Russia: Activists Targeted on Eve of EU Summit

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Moscow) - European Union leaders should address the hostile climate for human rights defenders in Russia during talks at the EU-Russia

Actor Richard Gere and others call for saving VOA radio and TV to China

[caption id="attachment_10342" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Richard Gere testifying in Congress"][/caption]The June 4th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre has brought new calls from human rights advocates to the

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Tiananmen Square Massacre Anniversary Brings Calls from Actor Richard Gere and Others for Saving Voice of America Radio and TV Programs to China

FreeMediaOnline.orgTruckee, CA, USA, June 4, 2011 -- The June 4th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre has brought new calls from human

Azerbaijan: Government Stifling Critics

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (New York) - Azerbaijani courts sentenced an opposition social media activist to two-and-a-half years in prison on bogus drug possession charges

Georgians in Gali

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - After almost 19 years since the first exchange of fire in August 1992, the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict remains as far from political

What will the Uzbeks say about us in their Tahrir Square?

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - The dramatic developments in Egypt's Tahrir square and across the Middle East should make Western policy-makers think twice about the wisdom

Letter to the President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - Dear President Yanukovych, We write to express our deep concern regarding ongoing harassment by state prosecutors and law enforcement targeting

Balkans: Greater Commitment Needed on Rights

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Brussels) - Efforts toward European integration for the Western Balkans are hampered by persistent human rights problems, Human Rights Watch said

Falling for Empty Talk on Human Rights

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Russia: Khodorkovsky Sentence Spotlights Unfair Trial

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (New York) - The criminal sentence imposed on the former Yukos Oil company owner, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and his business partner, Platon

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