Irina Shcherbakova: Europe is wrong to fear driving Putin into a corner

16 June 2022 Sergei Satanovsky talks to Irina Shcherbakova for Deutsche Welle Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: DW] Irina Shcherbakova, head of the Memorial education council and laureate of the…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Elena Zhemkova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Elena Zhemkova, for many years executive director of the Memorial Historical, Educational and Human Rights Society, based in Moscow. A…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘The curtain is coming down.’ Speech in court on the liquidation of Memorial Human Rights Centre

Aleksandr Cherkasov 5 April 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov, chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre, laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Sergei Nikitin asks Irina Shcherbakova 25 questions

This week Professor Bill Bowring is on vacation and Sergei Nikitin steps in to ask Irina Shcherbakova “25 Questions.” Irina Shcherbakova is a Russian historian and a founding member of Memorial. She won…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Andrea Gullotta, an expert on the history of the Gulag

Mary Page talks with Andrea Gullotta, lecturer in Russian at the University of Glasgow. Andrea is an expert on the history of the Gulag and president of Memorial Italia (http://www.memorialitalia.it/)…

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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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Law of the Week: Memorial, Mayak and Medium-Orient – three victims of the ‘foreign agent’ law

Week-ending 24 December 2021 The 'foreign agent' law remains an instrument widely used by the Russian authorities to repress freedom of expression and freedom of association. The court proceedings to…

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CSO of the Week: Memorial

Week-ending 17 December 2021 This week the legal proceedings to close down the Memorial International Society and the Memorial Human Rights Centre continued, hearings in the former case resumed on…

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Law of the Week: The ‘foreign agent’ law

Week-ending 17 December 2021 This week, as the legal proceedings to close down the International Memorial Society and the Memorial Human Rights Centre continued on the basis of alleged violations…

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Boris Altshuler: Appeal to the President of Russia on Memorial, Torture, Children and Other Matters

30 November 2021 Pictured: Boris Altshuler, head of Right of the Child, a regional NGO for the protection of children's rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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