Memorial Human Rights Centre: Statement on the designation of civil society associations linked to Aleksei Navalny as extremist

11 June 2021 Statement by Memorial Human Rights Centre Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Late on the evening of 9 June Judge Vyacheslav Polyga sitting in Moscow City Court designated…

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Quote for the Week: “The Committee of Ministers of the 47-nation Council of Europe has expressed grave concern that Aleksey Navalnyy remains in detention and his conviction in the ‘Yves Rocher’ case still stands.”

Week-ending 11 June 2021 The Committee of Ministers of the 47-nation Council of Europe has expressed grave concern that Aleksey Navalnyy remains in detention and his conviction in the “Yves…

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Quote for the Week. Aleksei Navalny: “I just want them to stop coming to me and waking me up at night.”

Week-ending 4 June 2021 “I just want them to stop coming to me and waking me up at night. What did I do? Did I climb the fence? Did I…

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Person of the Week: New charges laid against prisoner of conscience Aleksei Navalny

Week-ending 28 May 2021 This week three new charges were laid against Aleksei Navalny, recognised by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience 1) for theft of donations to the…

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Aleksandr Verkhovsky: Where do the “anti-sectarian” fantasies in the case against Navalny’s supporters come from?

4 May 2021 by Aleksandr Verkhovsky is the director of the information-analytical Sova Centre.  He is a member of the Human Rights Council of the Russian President, and laureate of…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny – Russian court dismisses legal challenge to the authorities’ refusal to investigate his attempted murder.

Week-ending 21 May 2021 This week a court dismissed Aleksei Navalny's legal challenge to the refusal by the Russian authorities to open an investigation into his attempted murder, a court…

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Quote for the Week. “Amnesty International has decided to re-designate Alexei Navalny as a ‘Prisoner of Conscience’.” – Amnesty International

Week-ending 7 May 2021 "Following careful evaluation Amnesty International has decided to re-designate Alexei Navalny as a 'Prisoner of Conscience'. [...] Alexei Navalny has not been imprisoned for any recognizable crime, but…

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CSO of the Week: The Anti-Corruption Foundation suspended and blacklisted as a ‘terrorist-linked’ organisation

Week-ending 30 April 2021 This week, on 26 April 2021, the Prosecutor's office suspended the activities of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, founded and led by Aleksei Navalny who remains imprisoned in…

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The Anti-Corruption Foundation trial is a step towards civil confrontation. Statement by human rights activists

25 April 2021 The photo shows Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] On April 26, 2021 the court case begins regarding…

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Quote for the Week. “We believe Mr. Navalny’s life is in serious danger” – UN Special Rapporteurs

Week-ending 23 April 2021 “We believe Mr. Navalny’s life is in serious danger. He has been incarcerated under harsh conditions in a high security penal colony and denied access to…

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