Galina Arapova: “No normal state should use its laws in such a way as to simply break the basic rules of work in an industry”

12 August 2020 Galina Arapova, Director of the Centre for the Protection of Media Rights, media lawyer, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: "'When the act is passed,…

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Russia Behind Bars launches ‘Anti-Hater’ campaign to defend NGOs from hate attacks in the media

6 August 2020 The Russia Behind Bars foundation for the assistance of convicted persons is launching a campaign called “Anti-hater.”  The aim is to develop ways to defend NGOs that…

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Glasnost Defence Foundation & Media Rights Defence Centre appeal to Presidential Human Rights Council on case of Ivan Safronov

On 30 July 2020 the Media Rights Defence Centre and the Glasnost Defence Foundation made an official appeal to the Presidential Human Rights Council in the case of journalist Ivan…

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Galina Arapova: “It’s like walking through a minefield.” On journalists’ risk of being charged with state treason

9 July 2020 Maria Litvinova interviews Galina Arapova, director of the Media Rights Defence Centre and laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Kommersant,] Before…

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