Leonid Nikitinsky: It’s easy enough to jail people, but there are far too many in the cells

19 April 2020 Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta correspondent, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human Rights Source:…

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Lev Ponomarev: Information on the epidemiological situation in penitentiary facilities should be made public

18 April 2020 Lev Ponomarev, head of For Human Rights, a human rights NGO, and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы, 18.04.2020] We…

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Alena Popova: “We’re racing toward the Chinese model.” The State Duma has adopted a draft law to create a unified register for citizens’ personal data

17 April 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] The authorities plan to gather 30 types of information about Russian citizens from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 24 April 2020 with Sergei Davidis

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Sergei Davidis (pictured left), member of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre and director of the Centre's programme on political…

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