Galina Arapova: “I’ll include the ‘foreign agent’ label. Let them choke on it”

9 October 2021 Galina Arapova in an interview by Liliya Yapparova for Meduza Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [ original source: Медуза,] The head of the Mass Media Defence Centre (“foreign agent”),…

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Pavel Chikov: The European Court of Human Rights finds a search of a human rights defender’s premises to be obstruction of his professional activities

28 September 2021 by Pavel Chikov, head of the international human rights group Agora: Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: t.me/pchikov, 28.09.2021]In 2012 The ECtHR has communicated the application of lawyer…

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Genri Reznik: The forced self-liquidation of Team 29 is another blow to the human rights movement

19 July 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Фонтанка]  The association of lawyers, lawyers and journalists known as Team 29 no longer exists. After the organisation's website was blocked, its…

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Ivan Pavlov: “Virtually the entire country, including the courts, is under the influence of the FSB, if not in its grip.”

6 May 2021 Laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Human Rights Prize, leader of the legal and advocacy group Team 29, the lawyer Ivan Pavlov, who was served with a…

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Karinna Moskalenko on the prosecution of Ivan Pavlov: Hands off our lawyers! Hands off our human rights!

3 May 2021 Pictured: Karina Moskalenko, lawyer, international jurist, and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group an extract from 'Зачистка по всем фронтам' Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio…

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Law of the Week: A bill to ban lawyers recording meetings with clients in prisons

Week-ending 14 May 2021 Members of the State Duma have introduced a bill to ban lawyers from recording meetings with their convicted clients inside prisons. The move has been criticised,…

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OVD-Info: Statement on the prosecution of Ivan Pavlov and Team 29

Ivan Pavlov of Team 29 30 April 2021 Source: OVD-Info Today our colleague Ivan Pavlov, the head of Team 29, was detained. A search is being conducted in the organisation’s…

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