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Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric unit must be overturned

Headline Title:  Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric unit must be overturned 11 July 2014 The conviction against a peaceful Russian activist who was released from a closed psychiatric institution today must be overturned, Amnesty International said.Mikhail Kosenko was arrested after he took part in a protest in Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square in May 2012 and placed in custody a month later.“Mikhail Kosenko’s participation in the demonstration at Bolotnaya, and false accusations that he used violence, have been used as evidence against him which led to his incarceration.…

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