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(11/05/2015) Uzbekistan: Decade-long wait for justice for victims of Central Asia’s ... A decade after security forces indiscriminately gunned down mostly peaceful demonstrators, including women ... Azerbaijan: Prisoner release positive, but tokenistic gesture in run up to European Games Dan Nevill - Creative Commons https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/ Azerbaijan: Prisoner release positive, but tokenistic gesture in run up to European Games The release of two prisoners of conscience today is a positive move, but with 20 others behind bars, it is little more than a tokenistic gesture to appease critics in the run up to the European Games. (02/03/2015) Russia: Murder of Boris Nemtsov must be meaningfully investigated The killing of Boris Nemtsov, one of Russia's most prominent political activists, must be promptly, ... (18/02/2015) Ukraine: One year after EuroMaydan protests, justice denied for victims ... A deeply imbedded culture of impunity, lack of expertise and in some cases, deliberate obstruction, are ... (17/02/2015) News Flash: Ukraine: fears of detainee abuse as armed groups close in on ... Debaltseve’s possible capture by pro-Russian separatists must not result in widespread detainee abuse, ... (15/12/2014) Russia: End Persecution of human rights activists in Chechnya Russian authorities should act to end a campaign of intimidation and harassment against human rights ... (20/10/2014) Media Advisory - Uzbekistan: Petition campaign to release prisoner of ... Tomorrow on 21 October, Amnesty International will deliver a petition to the Uzbek authorities in Belgium ... (08/09/2014) Ukraine must stop ongoing abuses and war crimes by pro-Ukrainian ... In a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk today, Amnesty International Secretary General ...