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Russia: Record Detentions of Peaceful Protesters

Expand Police used brutal force at the July 27 peaceful protest over the exclusion of opposition candidates from upcoming Moscow city assembly elections. © 2019 Denis Sinyakov (Berlin) – Moscow police set an ominous record on July 27, 2019 by arbitrarily detaining at least 1,373 people, including about 25 children, during peaceful protests, Human Rights Watch said today. The police used excessive force at the demonstrations over the exclusion of opposition candidates from upcoming city assembly elections to break up peaceful protesters and to detain them. The protest was the latest in a series…

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