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Russia must act to protect journalists in Dagestan

Headline Title:  Russia must act to protect journalists in Dagestan 16 December 2011 The shocking murder of a journalist shot dead in Dagestan last night is a terrible sign of the risks journalists in Dagestan face, Amnesty International said today. Khadzhimurad Kamalov, founder and editor of the newspaper Chernovik and an outspoken advocate of human rights, was shot outside his office in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan. “The Russian federal and regional authorities must promptly and impartially investigate this sad and shocking murder of a courageous journalist who appears, like…

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