Life without Justice – Pavel Chikov and Ivan Pavlov on the case of Aleksei Navalny

Pavel Chikov, head of Agora International human rights group Evgeniya Albats, chief editor of The New Times Ivan Pavlov, lawyer, head of Team 29 5 April 2021 An extract from…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny ‘ill-treated and denied adequate medical assistance’ in prison.

Week-ending 9 April 2021 This week Aleksei Navalny was moved to a sick ward in the penal colony where he is imprisoned suffering from symptoms of a respiratory illness (cough…

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Ilya Shablinsky: Torture by Sleep Deprivation

29 March 2021 By Ilya Shablinsky, legal expert and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group:  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы]  Aleksei Navalny has stated that he has…

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When torture becomes “everyday work”: Olga Romanova on what’s going on in the prison colonies of Vladimir region and across Russia

25 March 2021 Current Time interviews Olga Romanova, director of the human rights organisation Russia Behind Bars and recipient of the Moscow-Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Current…

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Open letter in Navalny’s defence: ‘Stop the grave psychological and physical torture’

25 March 2021 More than 150 journalists, directors, lawyers, human rights activists, scholars, and public figures have signed an open letter to FSIN [Federal Penitentiary Service] Director Aleksandr Kalashnikov, General…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny goes on hunger strike

Week-ending 2 April 2021 This week Aleksei Navalny went on hunger strike after he complained of poor health and a refusal to provide him with appropriate medical treatment in penal…

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Valery Borshchev: Nowadays society is becoming more and more concerned about the situation inside prisons.

11 March 2021 an interview with Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода] Moscow’s Public Oversight Commission (POC) for the defence of…

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Vera Vasilieva: Prison and dignity. On the case of Marina Litvinovich.

12 March 2021 by Vera Vasilieva, an independent journalist, host of Radio Liberty’s “Freedom and Memorial,” and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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Podcast No. 64: Simon & Sergei – with Sergei Golubok

This week our guest on the podcast is Sergei Golubok, a lawyer [advokat] from St. Petersburg. The topics we discuss on the podcast include: how to become a lawyer; lawyers…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: The explusion of Litvinovich from the remand centres

6 March 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta correspondent, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society (HRC), laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human…

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