Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre on the exclusion of members of its board located in Russia

11 April 2024 Source: Aleksandr Cherkasov, Facebook The Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre has decided to exclude from membership of its board two individuals based in Russia, Oleg Orlov and…

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‘Don’t give up’: the Kremlin has killed Aleksei Navalny. Statement by the board of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

17 February 2024 Source: Facebook The Russian authorities - from officials of the Penitentiary Service who created the torturous conditions of detention, to the prosecutors and judges who fabricated endless…

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Read more about the article Aleksandr Cherkasov: The defeat of the Putin regime is necessary for Russia itself
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Aleksandr Cherkasov: The defeat of the Putin regime is necessary for Russia itself

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev 31 July 2023 Danila Galperovich interviews Aleksandr Cherkasov Source: Voice of America The former head of Memorial Human Rights Centre that was closed down by the Russian…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Nataliya Sekretareva, head of the legal team at Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

Mary Page talks with Nataliya Sekretareva, a Russian human rights lawyer who works as head of the legal team at the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre. Before that, Nataliya worked…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Cherepovets resident Vitaly Torochkov is a political prisoner

16 March 2023 Vitaly Torochkov was remanded in custody on charges of inciting terrorist activities for reposting a video on the VK social media site Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ufa resident Azat Lukmanov is a political prisoner

10 March 2023 Azat Lukmanov has been sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Nikita Tushkanov, a teacher from Komi, is a political prisoner

3 March 2023 Nikita Tushkanov has been remanded in custody on charges of ‘discrediting’ the Russian army and justifying terrorism for anti-war posts on the VKontakte social media site Source:…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Rustem Osmanov is a political prisoner

20 February 2023 Rustem Osmanov was sentenced to six years in a strict regime penal colony after conviction on charges of participating in the Crimean Tatar battalion Source: Political Prisoners.…

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This time, though, we are leaving something else—a piece from our (now seized) office with the Memorial logo.

Katyn: April 2023

11 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory Every April we try to go to the Katyn memorial complex in Smolensk Oblast to remember the Polish prisoners of war…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean activist Irina Danilovich is a political prisoner

17 February 2023 Irina Danilovich was sentenced to seven years in a Russian penal colony on charges of possessing explosives Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ an independent human…

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