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February 18, 2014, by Cecily Hilleary of VOANews

The arrests of several activists near Sochi have renewed attention on the ways in which dissent is suppressed in Russia.  Two members of the feminist punk group Pussy Riot were […]

The case of baby Maria: Understanding Europe’s Roma

October 26, 2013, by Cecily Hilleary of VOANews

For more than a week now much of the global media has been fixated on “baby Maria,” a young blond girl who authorities seized from a Romani couple ...