Dmitry Makarov: There are serious concerns that a system for controlling the movement of citizens will remain after the quarantine measures have ended

18 May 2020 Dmitry Makarov is co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [an adaptation of the original source: Foreign Policy] Human rights defenders are concerned that…

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Human rights activists and members of the Human Rights Council and Public Oversight Commissions urge Aleksandr Shestun’s release to house arrest

Aleksandr Shestun. Photo: Anton Kardashov / AGN 'Moskva'. Archive photo 13 April 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Last week the Podolsky town court moved the hearing of the case involving…

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At Prison Colony No. 15 in Irkutsk, where a riot broke out, lawyers have been banned and a meeting with members of the Public Oversight Commission cancelled

Photo: Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation / RIA Novosti 13 April 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Since 13 April in Prison Colony No. 15 in the Irkutsk region, where…

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Dmitry Makarov: Moscow Helsinki Group Calls on Authorities to Adopt Urgent Measures to Counteract Outbreaks of COVID-19 in Detention Facilities

30 March 2020 Dmitry Makarov, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: ОГФ] The Moscow Helsinki Group calls on Russian authorities to take urgent measures…

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