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3 August 2014

Stories from 3 August 2014

Russian-French Opposition Activist Koblyakov Arrested in Bulgaria

Nikolay Koblyakov, founder of the French NGO Free Russia, which for years has organized protests against Putin's regime, was arrested at Sofia Airport on July 29, 2014.

Israeli Army Whistle-Blower Gets Arrested After Posting ‘Israeli Troops Killed Gaza Civilians in Revenge’ on Facebook

Soldiers in two different units inside Gaza leaked information about the murdering of Palestinians by sniper fire in Shuja'iyya neighborhood as punishment for the death of soldiers in their units.

With All Eyes on Ukraine, Russia Dumps Its “Toxic” Leftists in Prison

RuNet Echo

A judge has sentenced 2 leftist activists who were at the forefront of Russia's 2011-2012 protests to 4.5 years in prison for organizing mass riots in March 2012.

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