The state and the lawyers: the case of Ivan Pavlov

18 January 2022 by Katya Arenina  An extract from «Вся надежда на отчаянных одиночек»"[All hope rests on extremely brave individuals”] , Vazhnye istorii, 18 January 2022 Source: Vazhnye istorii ['Important…

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Genri Reznik’s speech at the Memorial trial: In the courtroom are descendants of those who went to prison and of those who put them there

 28 December 2021 Speech by Genri Reznik at the Memorial trial on 28 December 2021 Source: Dozhd This communication (material) has been created and (or) distributed by foreign mass media…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Grigory Vaypan, a human rights lawyer

Mary Page talks with Grigory Vaypan, a human rights lawyer based in Moscow. Grigory Vaypan is a graduate of Moscow State University, Harvard Law School, and St. Petersburg State University.…

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Quote for the Week. “Amnesty International is deeply concerned about the unprecedented pressure placed by the Russian authorities on defence lawyers Ivan Pavlov and Evgeny Smirnov representing Russian journalist, Ivan Safronov, who has been charged with high treason.”

Week-ending 3 December 2021 Amnesty International is deeply concerned about the unprecedented pressure placed by the Russian authorities on defence lawyers Ivan Pavlov and Evgeny Smirnov representing Russian journalist, Ivan…

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Ivan Pavlov: “They have done everything to make a person leave and not come back”

Ivan Pavlov 29 October 2021 Ivan Pavlov in conversation with Aleksandr Kasatkin Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Настоящее время] The Russian authorities have put the lawyer Ivan Pavlov, a laureate of…

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Pavel Chikov: For the first time in many years, there has been an increase in the number of law enforcement officers convicted of torture in Russia

25 October 2021 By Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora international human rights group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: t.me/pchikov] The Judicial Department of the Supreme Court of the Russian…

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Irina Biriukova on torture in the Russian prison system: “So is it America that told them: Torture, rape, record everything on video”?

26 October 2021 Irina Biriukova, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group award for human rights, talks to Olga Bobrova of Novaya gazeta about the real beneficiaries of torture in Russian…

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Person of the Week: Crimean Tatar lawyer Edem Semedlyaev

Week-ending 29 October 2021 Edem Semdlyaev, Simferopol, Crimea 2021 © 2021 Crimean Solidarity On 25 October 2021, the Russian authorities arbitrarily arrested the lawyer Edem Semedlyaev in Simferopol, Crimea. Human Rights…

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Pavel Chikov on torture in the prison system: “It’s centralised management. These are not just some kind of excesses by those on the ground”

Pavel Chikov 11 October 2021 An extract from 'Polny Albats: Torture in the Prison System.' Pavel Chikov heads the Agora International Human Rights Group; Vladimir Osechkin heads the Gulagu.Net project.…

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