Moscow PEN Centre and the Free Speech Association: Statement on the attack on free speech and the erosion of the foundations of the journalistic profession

17 July 2021 Source: Facebook Statement by the Moscow PEN Centre and the Free Speech Association The attack on free speech and the erosion of the foundations of the journalistic…

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Igor Yakovenko: ‘Scorched earth’ tactics

16 July 2021 By Igor Yakovenko Source: Ezhednevnyi zhurnal  The internet publication Proekt has been labelled an undesirable organisation. The Institute of Law and Public Policy has been labelled a…

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Kirill Koroteev on the legalisation of same-sex unions after the ECtHR’s decision

14 July 2021 by Kirill Koroteev, head of international practice at Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: t.me/pchikov/4451] Yesterday, everyone was excited by the news…

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Weekly update week-ending 23 July 2021

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/ Our publications from the past week https://www.rightsinrussia.org/week-ending-23-july-2021/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/25-questions-26/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podcast-30/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-212/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/reznik-10/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/arapova-8/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/koroteev-3/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ponomarev-56/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/memorial-human-rights-centre-78/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/memorial-human-rights-centre-77/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/memorial-human-rights-centre-76/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-81/

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Genri Reznik: The forced self-liquidation of Team 29 is another blow to the human rights movement

19 July 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Фонтанка]  The association of lawyers, lawyers and journalists known as Team 29 no longer exists. After the organisation's website was blocked, its…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Lev Ponomarev 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week to answer his 25 questions is Lev Ponomarev.  Lev Aleksandrovich Ponomarev is head of the civil society project ‘For Human Rights’, chair of the…

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