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Rights groups urge action as Russia prosecutors appeal acquittal of feminist activist Yulia Tsvetkova

The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ) Monday warned that Russian activist Yulia Tsvetkova’s rights are in danger ahead of a September 27 hearing. Tsvetkova was charged with violating Russian laws by posting her drawings of the female body to social media. Tsvetkova was acquitted on July 15, and prosecutors appealed on July 22.