“Life has turned into a novel.” An unpublished interview with Karina Tsurkan by Zoya Svetova

Zoya Svetova 13 October 2020 Karina Tsurkan in conversation with Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award, former member of the Public…

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Igor Kalyapin: “It’s crucial we find out who was behind the harassment of journalist Irina Slavina”

3 October 2020 Igor Kalyapin heads the Committee against Torture and is a member of the Presidential Human Rights Council and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award…

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Remember the Date: Journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in Moscow on 7 October 2006

Photo: Wikipedia On 7 October 2006, journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in the lift of the apartment building in Moscow where she lived. In her career as a journalist…

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Person of the Week. Irina Slavina: “I ask you to blame the Russian Federation for my death.”

Week-ending 2 October 2020 Photo of Irina Slavina: Agora Irina Slavina, a journalist in Nizhny Novgorod and chief editor at the Koza Press news website, died on 2 October 2020…

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Vera Vasilieva: Solidarity and Indifference over Safronov and Golunov

27 August 2020 Vera Vasilieva is an independent journalist, host of Radio Liberty’s 'Freedom and Memorial,' and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: The prosecution of journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva was politically motivated

20 August 2020 We consider the conviction of Svetlana Prokopyeva for the offence of public justification of terrorism unlawful and politically motivated. Prokopyeva has been prosecuted for her journalistic activities.…

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Zoya Svetova in conversation with journalist Vera Vasilieva on the case of Aleksei Pichugin

Zoya Svetova 26 July 2020 Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize, interviews Vera Vasilieva on the case of Aleksei Pichugin Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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Aleksandr Verkhovsky: Everything has already been said about the injustice of the verdict passed in the case of Svetlana Prokopyeva. But we need to talk about something else.

7 July 2020 Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Center for Information and Analysis, member of the Human Rights Council of the Russian President, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group…

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