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A young woman in Nizhny Novgorod faces extremism charges for wearing rainbow earrings.
The extent of Russia's surveillance may surprise you — and it's only getting more invasive.
Russia's Ministry of Justice has filed a lawsuit to label LGBT Russians and their advocacy groups "extremists."
Taking stock, ten years on from Russia's passage of its first post-Soviet anti-gay law.
A bill was introduced to the State Duma that would ban gender-affirming surgery and gender changes in official documents.
An employee of the international governmental organization OSCE has been sentenced to thirteen years by authorities in Russia-supported Luhansk.
Law enforcement in Samara has begun regularly using leg shackles for courtroom defendants.
“[This report] does not mean that Amnesty International holds Ukrainian forces responsible for violations committed by Russian forces, or that the Ukrainian military is not taking adequate precautions in other parts of the country. We must be very clear: nothing of the actions of the Ukrainian military, which we have documented, in any way justify Russia's violations.”
Over one hundred cases of sexual assault by Russian troops have been reported during the invasion of Ukraine.
"The Committee against Torture has been protecting the rights of citizens who have suffered from torture and inhuman treatment by government officials all their lives. Despite the obvious benefits of this mission, the authorities have been trying for many years to give it an alien and harmful outline... Apparently, the authorities are giving a signal that torture is becoming (or has already become) part of state policy and is not a problem. Here I would like to remind you about the Constitution, where torture is prohibited (for the time being)."
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