Weekly Update week-ending 3 July 2020

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Lev Shlosberg: Testimony in the trial of Svetlana Prokopyeva

18 June 2020 Lev Shlosberg, human rights defender, public figure, member of the Pskov Regional Assembly, journalist, and laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group award for human rights Source: Moscow…

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Rights in Russia week-ending 3 July 2020

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: with Olga Sadovskaya of the Committee Against Torture (Nizhny Novgorod)

This week our guest is Olga Sadovskaya of the Nizhny Novgorod human rights NGO, Committee against Torture, which is led by Igor Kalyapin. Olga Sadovskaya is the head of the…

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Quote for the Week. Petr Verzilov jailed for 15 days for allegedly swearing at a police officer: ‘We were in a situation of a classic police provocation.’

Week-ending 26 June 2020 Photo by Evgeniy Isaev (Moscow) via Wikipedia Petr Verzilov: 'The description of this situation leaves no doubt that we were in a situation of a classic…

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