Aleksandr Podrabinek: On Vladimir Osechkin’s latest publication

5 January 2022 Source: Facebook For all the undoubted necessity of exposing the systematic torture in Russian prisons and penal colonies, Vladimir Osechkin's latest publication raises questions about the priorities,…

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Lev Ponomarev: “A colonel no more.” Putin’s new decree

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

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Prisoner’s Reply

15 December 2021 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Grani.ru The intense public reaction to torture in Russian prisons and prison camps has reverberated in the prisoner world in a somewhat unusual…

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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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Members of the Human Rights Council will ask Putin to change legislation in the field of combating torture

2 December 2021 Pictured left: Eva Merkacheva, member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights, Moskovsky komsomolets journalist, laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group award for human rights Source: Moscow…

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Lev Ponomarev: A system gone rogue. Will Zuyev be killed? Will torture continue?

6 December 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and director of the civil society project For Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny

Week-ending 10 December 2021 On 9 December a district court in Vladimir region held a preliminary hearing concerning prisoner of conscience Aleksei Navalny’s lawsuit against the administration of the prison where…

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Lev Ponomarev: Bastrykin…, Kalashnikov is gone. Memorial* hasn’t been destroyed yet.

30 November 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, head of the civic human rights project For Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Valery Borshchev on the sudden dismissal of the head of Federal Penitentiary Service: “Torture has become systemic.”

Co-chairman of Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG), Valery Borshchev. 25 November 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Национальная служба новостей] After Kalashnikov's dismissal there’s hope that the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN)…

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Lev Ponomarev: We’re Digitalising Torture: Lawyers keep out!

8 November 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] THIS MESSAGE (MATERIAL) WAS CREATED AND/OR DISSEMINATED…

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