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Russia: Amnesty Law no substitute for effective justice system

Headline Title:  Russia: Amnesty Law no substitute for effective justice system 18 December 2013 The Russian authorities must release immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience (POCs), Amnesty International said today as the Russian parliament passed an amnesty bill that may see the imprisoned Pussy Riot singers and some detainees in the Bolotnaya case freed. The foreign activists amongst Greenpeace’s “Arctic 30”may also be allowed to leave Russia.“It is difficult to welcome the Amnesty law adopted by the Russian Duma today.  While it will no doubt benefit many…

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