Lev Ponomarev on the prosecution of Azat Miftakhov: Another “Major Criminal Case”

9 January 2021 By Lev Ponomarev, executive director of For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group:  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo Moskvy] “THIS COMMUNICATION HAS BEEN CREATED…

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Lev Ponomarev: A Public Witness to Prison Torture

12 January 2021 By Lev Ponomarev, chair of the nationwide NGO For Human Rights and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] ‘THIS MESSAGE…

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‘The Federal Security Service should be eliminated in its present form.’ Statement by human rights activists on Day of the Chekist, 20 December

Pictured: Lev Ponomarev, executive director of For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group 19 December 2020 By Lev Ponomarev, executive director of For Human Rights, Valery Borshchev, co-chair…

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Lev Ponomarev on being added to the list of media ‘foreign agents’: ‘We’re going to defend ourselves collectively.’

28 December 2020 Deutsche Welle interviews Lev Ponomarev Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Deutsche Welle] Founder of the For Human Rights movement, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Lev Ponomarev…

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Person of the Week: Lev Ponomarev, one of four individuals designated ‘foreign agents’

Week-ending 1 January 2020 On 28 December human rights defender Lev Ponomarev, head of the human rights NGO For Human Rights, was designated as a 'foreign agent' along with three…

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Lev Ponomarev on the prosecutions of Jehovah’s Witnesses: Onwards to the Evil Empire!

24 November 2020 By Lev Ponomarev, chair of the NGO For Human Rights and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] 24 November 2020,…

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Lev Ponomarev: Russia should be ashamed to go down the path of totalitarianism again. Even if it’s totalitarianism-light.

27 November 2020 an interview with Lev Ponoarev from SIA-PRESS Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: For Human Rights ] In Russia in the 2010s, in response to the strengthening of…

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