Arseny Roginsky: ‘We live in a world of unsettled outcomes’

18 December 2022 A speech by the late Arseny Roginsky, co-founder and long-time head of Memorial, that he delivered on 14 November 2014 in Brussels to mark the award 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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‘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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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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Aleksandr Cherkasov: We have far more work to do than we have resources to do it

16 October 2022 An interview with Aleksandr Cherkasov, head of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize 2022: Political repression in Russia has allowed the Kremlin to unleash its aggressive war against Ukraine

14 October 2022 Statement by the project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’  on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial It was a very pleasant surprise for us…

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Sergei Parkhomenko: ‘But we’ll survive it all. We’ll live to see another day […] And Memorial will return to its home and continue its work.’

25 September - 8 October 2022 by Sergei Parkhomenko, journalist, civil society activist Source: Facebook 25 September 2022, Facebook Well, there you have it! A Last Address in France, too.…

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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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