https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/05/29/russia-journalists-held-over-peaceful-pickets

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Click to expand Image Echo of Moscow journalist, Tatiana Feleghengauer, detained by police on May 28, 2020. (Moscow) – Moscow police on May 28, 2020 detained seven journalists and a writer who were holding single person pickets in solidarity with another journalist detained for holding a similar protest, Human Rights Watch said today. Ilya Azar, a correspondent for the independent Russian paper Novaya Gazeta, and a district council representative in Moscow, had been sentenced to 15 days in detention earlier that day. “Detaining and punishing people for participating in peaceful protests is unacceptable and a mockery of the right to assembly,” said Hugh Williamson , Europe and Central ... Full story

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