Honduras: Open Letter to European Parliament on the Berta Cáceres Case, GAIPE Report, and COPINH

The following open letter was sent by Robert Amsterdam of Amsterdam & Partners LLP to members of the European Parliament highlighting the conclusions of the Greenspan Report and calling for support for due process and truly independent investigation into the death of Berta Cáceres. Letter in Response to European Parliament on Berta Cáceres in Honduras […]

Greenspan Report on Honduras

The following press release is being distributed to media today. Criminal Law Expert Exposes Flaws in Investigative Report into Death of Berta Caceres in Honduras Leading Canadian lawyer Brian Greenspan finds serious violations of Honduran and International standards in criminal proceedings against DESA employees WASHINGTON, DC 17 July 2018 – A new report by leading […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 17, 2018

TODAY: Teenager transferred to house arrest; rights group Memorial forced out of HQ; private investigation found government involvement in CAR journalist murders; Investigative Committee head jailed for bribery; Russia does not want killer robot ban; Kremlin may withdraw revenues from large companies; En+ and Rusal re-domiciling to Russia; oil industry can weather sanctions; OSCE concerned […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 16, 2018

TODAY: Mining giants experimenting with ruble-based payment schemes; Kremlin taxes mining giants already hit with US sanctions; US-Russia relations sour but Russian support for Trump continues; US to double troops in Norway near Russia border; hundreds march for teenage girls detained for extremism; decriminalisation of domestic violence deters report of incidents; Putin asks for positivity […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 15, 2018

TODAY: Lavrov warns of decline of global US dollar trade; Turkey and Russia work on their friendship; US-Russia row over Open Skies Treaty; Udaltsov jailed for pension protests; Sentsov’s mother request his pardon; ruble 10% down on the dollar since July; 2019 oil production to set records.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 14, 2018

TODAY: Kremlin wants to skip dollar in bilateral trade; no retaliatory sanctions yet ordered; Putin mining tax slashes tycoons’ wealth; environmental initiative facing heavy cuts; VKontakte announces privacy measures to protect users; Navalny volunteer granted US asylum; Russia tells US it has no chemical weapons.

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 13, 2018

TODAY: Russia to decrease US holdings, may abandon payments in US dollars; Russia will weather sanctions hit to ruble, say analysts; En+ Group presents sanctions relief plan to US; schoolboy prosecuted for “gay propaganda”; UN calls for prison torture crackdown; Russia, Iran and former Soviet states agree on resources division in Caspian Sea. 

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Aug 10, 2018

TODAY: Officials outraged by US sanctions, Foreign Ministry vows retaliation; budget may be propped up by metals and mining; Russia and China block UN blacklist attempt; Alyokhina escapes Russia despite travel ban; Open Russia offices raided; Sentsov’s condition deteriorating; court upholds FSB’s right to Telegram encryption keys; newspaper fined for cryptocurrency ad.