Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘Life in Search of Meaning: Enlightening Hearts.’ Speech at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev 2 December 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Speech delivered at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament Good evening. And thank…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Rostov-on-Don resident Maksim Rachkov, remanded in custody on charges of disseminating ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner

27 September 2022 Maksim Rachkov has already been held on remand for two months for publishing on his VK social media account a video of the dispersal of a demonstration…

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‘Dovlatov’s phrase about “four million denunciations” is a dangerous falsehood.’ Aleksandr Cherkasov on repressions, the Nobel Prize and the state of human rights advocacy [Bumaga]

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev/ Facebook 21 November 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Source: Bumaga This year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to human rights activists: the chair of the Belarusian movement Viasna,…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three more of Aleksei Navalny’s supporters, charged with being members of an ‘extremist group,’ are political prisoners

13 Septmber 2022 Vadim Ostanin and Daniel Kholodny are in custody, while Rustem Muliukov is under house arrest  Source: Telegram The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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Attempt to reverse liquidation of Memorial unsuccessful [Kommersant]

9 November 2022 by Aleksei Sviridov & Maria Starikova  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] For the third time, Memorial Human Rights Centre failed in its appeal against the earlier…

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Event: Pushkin House and Rights in Russia present a talk by Stephania Kulaeva and Olga Abramenko of the Anti-Discrimination Centre Memorial

Day: Tuesday, 15 November 2022 Time: 7pm-9pm Location: Pushkin House, 5a Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA The Pushkin Club and Rights in Russia invite you to a talk by Stephania Kulaeva and Olga…

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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre: Statement on the arrest of Mikhail Kriger

7 November 2022 Source: Facebook On 3 November 2022 well-known democracy and human rights activist Mikhail Kriger was detained in Moscow. On 5 November Moscow’s Cheremushkinsky district court remanded Kriger…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Musician and artist Grigory Mumrikov, charged with preparing an anti-war protest on 9 May that did not take place, is a political prisoner

20 September 2022 Mumrikov's friend, the anti-war artist Danila Tkachenko, had planned to blow smoke in the colours of the Ukrainian flag over military vehicles passing through central Moscow, but…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Munirkhon Boboev, a citizen of Tajikistan convicted in Russia on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

 25 August 2022 Munirkhon Boboev is charged with preparing the violent overthrow of the government because Hizb ut-Tahrir supporters believe that the ideal society of the future is a worldwide…

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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre on the prosecution of Bakhrom Khamroev: Twenty Years in Prison for Appealing to Strasbourg?

19 October 2022 Statement by the board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre  Source: Telegram Human Rights as Terrorism: Twenty Years in Prison for Appealing to Strasbourg? During the court…

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