#NewsoftheDay 16 January 2017 – Rights in Russia

 16 January 2017 – FSB detains Ukrainian Cultural Centre activist & his wife in Russian-occupied Crimea / Russian ‘scrotum protest’ artist seeks asylum in France / Denial to remove human rights group Memorial from “foreign agents” list appealed / Russian court fines underage Islamized girl for extremism over Internet post / Power agents report detention of militant who escaped after shootout in Chechnya / HRC “Memorial”: information about murder of Madina Shakhbieva, detained in Chechnya, confirmed / Opening of case on police inaction at pogrom of JMG’s office denied for the sixth time / Statement on Stomakhin’s transfer to prison withdrawn from court

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Source: 16 January 2017 – Rights in Russia


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