Liubov Mosseeva-Helier: “It was an eventful day.” An account of 10th December, Human Rights Day.

 10 December 2021 by Liubov Mosseeva-Helier, legal adviser, human rights defender, recipient of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  7х7 blog] This was, of…

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Igor Kalyapin: Why is it vitally important to introduce the specific crime of torture into the Criminal Code? I answer this question at today’s Moscow Helsinki Group conference

11 December 2021 by Igor Kalyapin, head of the Committee against Torture, member of the Russian Presidential Human Rights Council, and winner of the MHG award for the protection of…

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Moscow Helsinki Group calls on the Public Prosecutor’s Office to withdraw its lawsuit to shutdown Memorial

15 November 2021 Statement by Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group The Moscow Helsinki Group has sent an open appeal to the Prosecutor General requesting that the lawsuit to…

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Podcast No. 94. Simon & Sergei – with Svetlana Astrakhantseva

This week we our guest on the podcast is Svetlana Astrakhantseva, executive director of the Moscow Helsinki Group. Svetlana Astrakhantseva is an economist, lawyer and law professor, and human rights…

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Vyacheslav Bakhmin on the ‘foreign agent’ law: “The fact that this law is discriminatory from beginning to end is clear.”

23 September 2021 Commentaries on the 'foreign agent' law by Moscow Helsinki Group co-chair Vyacheslav Bakhmin (pictured) and Valentin Gefter, director of the Human Rights Institute Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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ECtHR awarded Irkutsk victim of police torture 11,000 euros

21 June 2021 by Irina Sergeeva, lawyer, Moscow Helsinki Group volunteer Source: Moscow Helsinki Group On 15 June 2021, the European Court of Human Rights came to a decision on…

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“Dear friends and colleagues, we are asking you for your support!” – Moscow Helsinki Group

14 June 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group On May 12th we celebrated an important event for us - the 45th anniversary of the Moscow Helsinki Group. Over the course of…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: Ex-head of Human Rights Council Mikhail Fedotov, Liudmila Ulitskaya, and attorney Maria Eismont receive Moscow Helsinki Group awards

13 May 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, a columnist at Novaya gazeta, member of the Presidential Human Rights Council, and winner of the Moscow-Helsinki Group prize Source: Mosow Helsinki Group [original…

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Olga Romanova: A very good story

16 April 2021 by Olga Romanova, head of the human rights organisation Russia Behind Bars and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: facebook.com/Ooo.Romanova] An…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Dmitry Makarov, a leading activist with the Moscow Helsinki Group

Mary Page talks with Dmitry Makarov, a leading human rights activist with the Moscow Helsinki Group. Dmitry has worked as co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group and as that organisation's…

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