Pavel Chikov: Human rights organizations do not have a common approach about where to draw the moral line beyond which people should not be helped

22 August 2022 Pavel Chikov in an interview with Margarita Alekhina Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Advokatskaya Ulitsa] Because of the ‘special operation,’ Russian human rights activists are faced…

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A new stage of repression: Pavel Chikov on the Kremlin’s changing approach to silencing dissent [Meduza]

On July 15, a judge in Komsomolsk-on-Amur acquitted artist and LGBT activist Yulia Tsvetkova after three years of legal proceedings. Tsvetkova was accused of “distributing pornography” after she published drawings of vulvas on a…

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Pavel Chikov: 12 National Guard officers from Krasnodar have refused to serve in Ukraine

24 March 2022 by Pavel Chikov Source: Telegram 12 National Guard officers from the Krasnodar riot police [OMON] have refused to serve in Ukraine On 25 February Police Captain Farid…

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Kirill Koroteev: Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, spoke in support of Russia’s proposal to leave the organisation

13 & 14 March 2022 by Pavel Chikov, head of Agora International Human Rights Group, and Kirill Koroteev, head of international practice at Agora International Human Rights Group Sources: Pavel…

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Kirill Koroteev on the principle of ‘universal jurisdiction’ well-known in many European countries, including Russia

9 March 2022 by Pavel Chikov, with Kirill Koroteev Source: Pavel Chikov, Telegram   Spain and Germany have launched criminal investigations into the actions of the Russian army in Ukraine  On…

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Pavel Chikov on the suspension of Russia from the Council of Europe

25 February 2022 by Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: https://t.me/pchikov/4645] The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has…

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Pavel Chikov: Is it possible to ensure security and commitment to democracy and human rights in Europe?

19 February 2022 by Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: facebook.com/pchikov] Ultimately, a permanent member of the UN Security Council can…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Pavel Chikov 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Pavel Chikov, the well-known lawyer and human rights activist. Pavel Chikov is head of the Agora International Human Rights Group.…

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Pavel Chikov: For the first time in many years, there has been an increase in the number of law enforcement officers convicted of torture in Russia

25 October 2021 By Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora international human rights group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: t.me/pchikov] The Judicial Department of the Supreme Court of the Russian…

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Pavel Chikov on torture in the prison system: “It’s centralised management. These are not just some kind of excesses by those on the ground”

Pavel Chikov 11 October 2021 An extract from 'Polny Albats: Torture in the Prison System.' Pavel Chikov heads the Agora International Human Rights Group; Vladimir Osechkin heads the Gulagu.Net project.…

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