Aleksandr Podrabinek: “A hungry police officer is a threat to society!” Statement to the Moscow Prosecutor

14 April 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook Today I sent a statement to the Moscow General Prosecutor through the Internet portal To Moscow General Prosecutor, State Councillor of Justice…

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Lev Ponomarev: Human Rights Day. Save Russia from shame

8 December 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, head of the civil human rights project For Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Boris Altshuler: Appeal to the President of Russia on Memorial, Torture, Children and Other Matters

30 November 2021 Pictured: Boris Altshuler, head of Right of the Child, a regional NGO for the protection of children's rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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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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Legal Case of the Week: Actress who took part in video satirizing police jailed for three months

Week-ending 22 October 2021 Photo: VL.RU Larisa Krivonosova, an actress who took part in a video satirizing the police, has been sentenced to three months in jail. Initially she was…

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Person of the Week: Artist Ilya Pershin given three-year sentence for alleged assault on a police officer at a peaceful protest in support of Navalny

Week-ending 10 September 2021 Ilya Pershin. Photo by David Frenkel / Mediazona On 6 September 2021 a court in St. Petersburg sentenced artist Ilya Pershin to three years in a…

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Maria Eismont on the jailing of Pussy Riot member Liusya Shtein for 15 days

26 June 2021 by Maria Eismont, lawyer Source: Facebook JUDGE: All right, then, Liudmila Petrovna, stand up. Is the police record correctly stated? 22 June, 12:30, Afansievsky Lane, officers asked…

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Rights in Russia Interview – with Natalya Taubina, director of Public Verdict Foundation

Mary Page talks with Natalya Taubina, director of the Public Verdict Foundation that works to combat police abuse and other human rights violations throughout the Russian Federation. A graduate of the Moscow Institute…

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Pavel Chikov: What the Russian state is telling society in 2021 – ‘We are strong.’

4 June 2021 by Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Forbes] Obviously, the goal is to clean up the political space…

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