ECtHR Rulings of the Week: Violations of right to private and family life and of right to property. Court also accepts application by Memorial Human Rights Centre over fines imposed under ‘foreign agent’ law

Week-ending 11 December 2020 This week there were two rulings of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia finding violations of Article 8 (respect for private and…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov on Memorial and the Coronavirus: Responsibility of a different kind

17 March 2020 Aleksandr Cherkasov is chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre and laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group (original source: Ekho Moskvy)…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: Verdict in the Network case – where the impossible is the norm

11 February 2020 Aleksandr Cherkasov, chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre and winner of a Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy]  On 10 February…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: “The attack makes us stronger.” How fines affect the work of Memorial Human Rights Centre

10 January 2020  Aleksandr Cherkasov, chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre, in an interview with Kommersant  newspaper Source: Moscow Helsinki Group (original source: Kommersant] Photo: RFE/RL On 9 January,…

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