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Snowden in the running for EU's Sakharov prize

The shortlist for Europe’s prestigious Andrei Sakharov Human Rights prize has been published, and it includes American whistle-blower Edward Snowden

The shortlist for Europe’s prestigious Andrei Sakharov Human Rights prize has been published, and it includes American whistle-blower Edward Snowden

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Opposition figures express concern over Putin's crackdown

Opposition figures have expressed their concern over the trial of 12 anti-Putin demonstrators. Dissidents interviewed by euronews fear the Russian

Opposition figures have expressed their concern over the trial of 12 anti-Putin demonstrators. Dissidents interviewed by euronews fear the Russian

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Russian opposition leader held at freedom rally

Russian opposition leader Eduard Limonov was detained along with three other supporters at an unsanctioned rally held in Moscow. Similar protests

Russian opposition leader Eduard Limonov was detained along with three other supporters at an unsanctioned rally held in Moscow. Similar protests

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Azerbaijan: President Aliyev frees activists and journalists

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has pardoned 87 people including journalists and rights activists as part of a new year amnesty. The opposition

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has pardoned 87 people including journalists and rights activists as part of a new year amnesty. The opposition

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Official chill falls on Serbia's intellectuals

The Serbian authorities are in the middle of a witch-hunt against critical intellectuals, whose most recent victim, Sreten Ugricic was for over a

The Serbian authorities are in the middle of a witch-hunt against critical intellectuals, whose most recent victim, Sreten Ugricic was for over a

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Germany plans 'neo-Nazi database'

Germany’s cabinet has adopted plans to establish a national database of active neo-Nazis. The move was prompted by the discovery of 10 killings in

Germany’s cabinet has adopted plans to establish a national database of active neo-Nazis. The move was prompted by the discovery of 10 killings in

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Bahrain frees young dissident poet

Authorities in Bahrain have freed 200 political prisoners, including a young woman poet jailed for severely criticising the crown prince during

Authorities in Bahrain have freed 200 political prisoners, including a young woman poet jailed for severely criticising the crown prince during

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Austrian man uses his noodle for driving licence

In Austria, an atheist has been allowed to appear in the photo on his driving licence wearing a pasta strainer on his head. Nico Alm applied for

In Austria, an atheist has been allowed to appear in the photo on his driving licence wearing a pasta strainer on his head. Nico Alm applied for

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China says Ai Weiwei still under investigation

Chinese authorities said on Thursday that artist Ai Weiwei is still under investigation for suspected economic crimes, despite his release from

Chinese authorities said on Thursday that artist Ai Weiwei is still under investigation for suspected economic crimes, despite his release from

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Ai Wei Wei released on bail

Ai Wei Wei is back home after more than two months in detention. The Chinese activist and artist has been released on bail, after pleading guilty to

Ai Wei Wei is back home after more than two months in detention. The Chinese activist and artist has been released on bail, after pleading guilty to