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Russia: One-Person Rallies by the Embassy of Libya

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Libya, Russia, Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Governance, History, Human Rights, International Relations, Law, Politics, Protest, RuNet Echo

LJ user notavailablenow reports [1] (RUS) on an hour-long series of one-person pickets held across the street from the Embassy of Libya in Moscow on Tuesday by two citizen activists, who took turns holding up a poster that read “Stop state terrorism.” First, however, the activists had to educate and argue with the Russian police embassy guards about their right to protest like this without the authorities’ consent.