Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Thank You!

Russian Human Rights Defender Oksana Chelysheva thanks you for sending cards of support!





Oksana Chelysheva reports on the Russian government's response to recent demonstrations at opendemocracy.net.
How did mighty Russia, a country of 140 million, with a huge nuclear arsenal and pretensions to superpower status react? First the authorities tried to ban the day outright. It was "illegal" (it wasn't). It was going to trespass onto church-owned holy land (it wasn't). It would be "violent" (it wouldn't). Then the serious harassment and round-ups began...
Also, the Guardian reviews Anna Politkovskaya's Russian Diary.
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