European Court of Human Rights Ruling of the Week: Navalnyy and Gunko v. Russia

Week-ending 13 November 2020 This week there were two rulings of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia, finding violations of Articles 3, 5, 6, 11 in…

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Freedom of assembly: Human rights defenders have joined the storming of the “Fortress”

Pictured: Roman Kiselev, head of the Moscow Helsinki Group’s legal programmes. 28 October 2020 By Anton Kravtsov Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: медиапроект «Адвокатская улица»] The Moscow Helsinki Group has prepared…

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Person of the Week: Aleksandr Shabarchin’s sentence suspended

Week-ending 6 November 2020 Aleksandr Shabarchin, an activist in Perm sentenced to two years' imprisonment for a satirical video featuring a mannequin of President Putin in prison garb, and who…

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