‘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’: Human rights defender Gregory Vinter is a political prisoner

20 October 2022 Gregory Vinter, prosecuted for ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, was initially remanded in custody but is now under house arrest Source: Telegram The human rights project…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Askhabali Alibekov is a political prisoner

2 November 2022 Askhabali Alibekov, a blogger remanded in custody on charges of repeatedly ‘discrediting’ the Russian army, could face three years’ imprisonment if convicted Source: Telegram The human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Muslims from Lyantor in the  Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District are political prisoners

6 October 2022 Gamid Dataev, Artem Vatrya and Bekhruz Ganiev are facing trumped up charges of terrorism and also of possession of weapons and drugs. Source: Telegram The human rights…

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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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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘Life in Search of Meaning: Enlightening Hearts.’ Speech at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev 2 December 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Speech delivered at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament Good evening. And thank…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Rostov-on-Don resident Maksim Rachkov, remanded in custody on charges of disseminating ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner

27 September 2022 Maksim Rachkov has already been held on remand for two months for publishing on his VK social media account a video of the dispersal of a demonstration…

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‘Dovlatov’s phrase about “four million denunciations” is a dangerous falsehood.’ Aleksandr Cherkasov on repressions, the Nobel Prize and the state of human rights advocacy [Bumaga]

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev/ Facebook 21 November 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Source: Bumaga This year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to human rights activists: the chair of the Belarusian movement Viasna,…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three more of Aleksei Navalny’s supporters, charged with being members of an ‘extremist group,’ are political prisoners

13 Septmber 2022 Vadim Ostanin and Daniel Kholodny are in custody, while Rustem Muliukov is under house arrest  Source: Telegram The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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Attempt to reverse liquidation of Memorial unsuccessful [Kommersant]

9 November 2022 by Aleksei Sviridov & Maria Starikova  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] For the third time, Memorial Human Rights Centre failed in its appeal against the earlier…

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