Maria Alekhina: I have been sentenced to one year’s “restriction of freedom.” Here is my final address to the court at my trial…

10 September 2021 by Maria Alekhina, civil society activist, human rights defender Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo Moskvy] The prosecution for violating Sanitary and Epidemiological Rules (Article 236 of…

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Marija Aljochina auf der re:publica 2015 am 05.05.2015 in Berlin..Copyright: re:publica/Gregor Fischer

Legal Case of the Week: Pussy Riot members facing two years in prison for Instagram posts

Week-ending 19 March 2021 Maria Alekhina. Copyright: re:publica/Gregor Fischer via Wikipedia Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Liudmila Shtein face up to two years in prison for Instagram posts demanding…

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Law of the Week: Article 212.1 of the Russian Criminal Code [repeated violation of public assembly laws] – Kotov released, Galyamina on trial.

Week-ending 18 December 2020 This week activist Konstantin Kotov, designated a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International, was released from prison after serving 18 months for 'repeated violations' of Russia's…

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