Quote for the Week. Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia: “The Russian authorities must immediately open an investigation into the apparent use of a banned chemical weapon to poison an opposition leader. Failure to do so will heighten suspicions that top-level Russian officials were involved in this crime or its cover-up.”

Week-ending 4 September 2020 “The Russian authorities must immediately open an investigation into the apparent use of a banned chemical weapon to poison an opposition leader. Failure to do so…

Continue Reading Quote for the Week. Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia: “The Russian authorities must immediately open an investigation into the apparent use of a banned chemical weapon to poison an opposition leader. Failure to do so will heighten suspicions that top-level Russian officials were involved in this crime or its cover-up.”

Quote for the Week: Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Director: ‘We join the Venice Commission in denouncing these [constitutional amendments] and calling for the Russian authorities to reconsider.’

Week-ending 19 June 2020 Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Director: 'These constitutional amendments are an attempt by the Russian authorities to empower themselves to override ECtHR…

Continue Reading Quote for the Week: Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Director: ‘We join the Venice Commission in denouncing these [constitutional amendments] and calling for the Russian authorities to reconsider.’