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Amnesty strips Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

By DW
27 February 2021   |   10:19 am
The rights group said Navalny's past "advocacy of hatred" was the reason behind its decision. His supporters accused Amnesty of having caved to a pressure campaign.

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