Podcast No. 87. Simon & Sergei – with Ernest Mezak

This week our guest on the podcast is Ernest Mezak, a well-known journalist and human rights activist from the Republic of Komi in Russia. He represents victims of law enforcement…

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Pavel Chikov: The European Court of Human Rights finds a search of a human rights defender’s premises to be obstruction of his professional activities

28 September 2021 by Pavel Chikov, head of the international human rights group Agora: Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: t.me/pchikov, 28.09.2021]In 2012 The ECtHR has communicated the application of lawyer…

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Ernest Mezak: The humiliated and the victorious

Photo of Ernest Mezak via Front Line Defenders 13 July 2021 By Ernest Mezak Source: Facebook Yesterday the Investigative Committee’s Syktyvkar Investigative Department formally accused me of disrespect for the…

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Quote for the Week: “Amnesty International is calling on the Russian authorities to stop criminal prosecution of Ernest Mezak as it is unfounded” – Amnesty International

Week-ending 16 July 2021 'Amnesty International is deeply concerned about the criminal prosecution of Ernest Mezak, a prominent human rights defender from Syktyvkar, Republic of Komi. On 25 June, investigators…

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