‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Farit Sharifullin is a political prisoner

23 November 2023 Farit Sharifullin faces a sentence of up to life imprisonment on charges related to alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir.  Source: Telegram The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ten Muslims from Tiumen, sentenced to terms of imprisonment on charges of alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

13 October 2022 Ten Muslims have been sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from 11 to 18 years on charges of terrorism, even though no evidence, even of incitement to…

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OVD-Info Bulletin No. 282: No word from outside. Aleksei Navalny is not receiving letters from his wife

3 December 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 281: Ever more restrictions

26 November 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Munirkhon Boboev, a citizen of Tajikistan convicted in Russia on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

 25 August 2022 Munirkhon Boboev is charged with preparing the violent overthrow of the government because Hizb ut-Tahrir supporters believe that the ideal society of the future is a worldwide…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three residents of Crimea, accused of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

20 June 2022 According to investigators, a three-member terrorist cell was headed by a person with severe visual impairment Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial' The Human…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Five Crimeans charged with involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, an organisation banned in Russia, are political prisoners

8 June 2022 Dzhebbar Bekirov, Zavur Abdullaev, Rustem Murasov, Rustem Tairov and Raif Fevziev are being prosecuted for terrorist offences, although the evidence against them does not even contain incitement…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Crimean Tatar activist Emil Ziyadinov is a political prisoner

2 July 2021 Emil Ziyadinov has been remanded in custody on terrorist charges despite not being accused of any specific terrorist activity Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial Human Rights…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Ismet Ibragimov, a Crimean resident accused of involvement in the banned Islamic organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

16 June 2021 Ismet Ibragimov is accused of organising a terrorist cell and preparing to seize power by violence, although there is no evidence of even incitement of violence Source:…

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