‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Rustem Osmanov is a political prisoner

20 February 2023 Rustem Osmanov was sentenced to six years in a strict regime penal colony after conviction on charges of participating in the Crimean Tatar battalion Source: Political Prisoners.…

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This time, though, we are leaving something else—a piece from our (now seized) office with the Memorial logo.

Katyn: April 2023

11 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory Every April we try to go to the Katyn memorial complex in Smolensk Oblast to remember the Polish prisoners of war…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean activist Irina Danilovich is a political prisoner

17 February 2023 Irina Danilovich was sentenced to seven years in a Russian penal colony on charges of possessing explosives Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ an independent human…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ruslan Abdurakhmanov, convicted of participating in an illegal armed group, is a political prisoner

10 February 2023 Ruslan Abdurakhmanov was sentenced to five years in a strict regime penal colony for involvement in the Chelebidzhikhan Volunteer Battalion. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Kazan resident Ruslan Ilyasov convicted of participating in Hizb ut-Tahrir is a political prisoner

7 February 2023 Ruslan Ilyasov was sentenced to 19 years’ imprisonment for ‘terrorist’ offences Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, considers Kazan resident Ruslan Ilyasov…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Nasrulla Seidaliev, convicted on charges of involvement in the Crimean Tatar Chelebidzhikhan battalion, is a political prisoner 

3 February 2023 Nasrulla Seidaliev delivered humanitarian aid to refugees, but he was accused of supplying provisions to members of armed groups and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment Source: Political…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Two Crimean Tatars (Timur Yalkabov and Lenur Seidametov), convicted on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

1 February 2023 Timur Yalkabov was sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment and Lenur Seidametov to 13 years’ imprisonment Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dilyaver Gafarov, a Crimean resident convicted on charges of participating in a volunteer battalion, is a political prisoner

31 January 2023 Dilyaver Gafarov has been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, considers Crimean resident Dilyaver Gafarov a political…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksandr Martynov and Liudmila Razumova, a married couple from Tver region convicted for anti-war graffiti and posts on social media, are political prisoners

30 January 2023 Aleksandr Martynov and Liudmila Razumova were sentenced to terms of imprisonment for vandalism and ‘fake news’ about the army Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Yashar Shikhametov is a political prisoner

27 January 2023 Yashar Shikhametov, a resident of Crimea, has been sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human…

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