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Russian NGO shut down for "unpaid rent"


Russia

Russian NGO shut down for "unpaid rent"

The Russian NGO ‘For Human Rights’ has been forcibly evicted from its Moscow offices, for alleged rent arrears, and staff have been holding a small protest outside, alleging they were victims of violence during the operation. Led by Lev Ponomaryov, who says he was beaten by police, it is one of the better-known human rights organisations in the country.

Brazil

Protests continue in Brazil