Memorial Human Rights Centre: Two Sevastopol residents convicted of preparing acts of sabotage on behalf of Ukraine are political prisoners

19 May 2020 Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre (also in English) The charges against Aleksei Bessarabov and Vladimir Dudka have been fabricated, their confessions obtained through torture with electric shocks…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: A further 130 Jehovah’s Witnesses are victims of politically-motivated prosecutions

9 April 2020 Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre More than 330 Jehovah’s Witnesses have now been subject to prosecution.  Memorial Human Rights Centre has recognised 24 Jehovah’s Witnesses as political…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Vladimir Domnin, a Russian citizen charged with fighting in the Donbass on the side of Ukraine, is a political prisoner

13 March 2020 Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre We believe Domnin was in the zone of military conflict for a short time, did not take a direct part in the…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Three more Muslims, convicted for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

2 March 2020 Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Almaz Usmanov, Zafar Yakubov and Danil Bagautdinov have been sentenced under terrorist articles of the Russian Criminal Code to terms in prison…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: One more leader of the Ingush protests is a political prisoner

25 February 2020 Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Bagaudin Khautiev has been charged with organising violence against public officials and participating in an extremist group. We believe Khautiev tried to…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Yulia Tsvetkova is a political prisoner

11 February 2020 Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Yulia Tsvetkova is being prosecuted because of her public stance and feminist views.Feminist and artist Yulia Svetkova, who lives in Komsomolsk-na-Amur, has…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Verdict in the Network case – where the impossible is the norm

11 February 2020  Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Seven people have been convicted by a military court in Penza in a case involving fabrication of evidence and torture. What does this…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Eleven residents of Crimea prosecuted for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

31 January 2020 On trial under terrorism articles of the Russian Criminal Code, they have not been charged with terrorism Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial Human Rights Centre believes the…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Eduard Nizamov, claimed to be head of the Russian branch of Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

28 January 2020If convicted, Nizamov faces a possible life sentence Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Eduard Nizamov has been charged with organising the activities of a terrorist group (Article 205.5, Section…

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