Russian Environmental Activist Yevgeny Vitishko Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail

February 13, 2014 by  
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Image of Yevgeny Vitishko courtesy of Amnesty International Russian environmental activist and Olympics skeptic Yevgeny Vitishko was sentenced to three years in prison for swearing in public when on probation during the Olympic Games in Sochi. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have already accused the Russian government of having a politically motivated case against Vitishko, who co-authored a report detailing the Olympics’ detrimental ecological impact. Vitishko and his supporters accused the Russian government of making false claims that the Olympic facilities are environmentally- friendly , which experts believe have caused him to become a target. Read the rest of Russian Environmental Activist Yevgeny Vitishko Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: amnesty international , eco design , environmental activism , environmental destruction , Environmental Watch of the North Caucus , free yevgeny vitishko , green design , HUman Rights Watch , Olympic Games Sochi , Russian activist jailed , russian environmental activism , Sochi Olympics environmental footprint , sustainable design , yevgeny vitishko        

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Russian Environmental Activist Yevgeny Vitishko Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail

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