Natalia Taubina: “If you take on the job, you take the responsibility.” Impressions from three days at the trial for torture in Yaroslavl prison colony No.1

22 October 2020 By Natalia Taubina, director of the Public Verdict Foundation, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы]  The closing arguments have…

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Natalya Taubina: Powers without accountability. On amendments to the law on police proposed by the government

14 May 2020 Natalya Taubina Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: ОВД-Инфо] The government has introduced a bill to the State Duma that would amend the federal law "On the Police".…

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Lev Ponomarev: Information on the epidemiological situation in penitentiary facilities should be made public

18 April 2020 Lev Ponomarev, head of For Human Rights, a human rights NGO, and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы, 18.04.2020] We…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Human rights in Russia week-ending 13 March 2020 with Natalya Taubina

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Natalia Taubina, director of the Moscow-based Public Verdict Foundation (pictured left). Public Verdict is one of the leading human rights organisations…

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