Amnesty International strips Alexey Navalny ‘prisoner of conscience’ status over past hate speeches

Amnesty International has stripped Alexey Navalny of the “prisoner of conscience” status it had given him, saying some of the Kremlin critic’s past comments were akin to hate speech. The rights group said it would however continue to “fight for his freedom”, referring to the 44-year-old’s current imprisonment in Moscow. “Amnesty International took an internal […]