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News website sued over prison abuse claims

Date: 
18 Nov 2014

A respected Russian news website dedicated to reporting human rights issues has been sued by the regional Russian Federal Penitentiary Service. With support from MLDI, lawyers with The Mass Media Defence Centre are fighting the case.

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Focus on: Press and Net Freedom in Russia

Date: 
7 Jul 2014

Our Focus On features explore the situation for journalists working in a particular country and look at some of the issues they face. In Russia, recent legislation means popular bloggers now have to register with the government. Galina Arapova, director of the Mass Media Defense Center, tells us more.

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