ECtHR issues 13 judgments with regard to Russia

Week-ending 11 June 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down 13 judgments with regard to Russia, finding violations of Convention Articles 3 (prohibition on torture), 5…

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Lev Ponomarev: A broomstick up the backside is part of our national identity

 29 May 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Ekho Moskvy] “THIS COMMUNICATION (MATERIAL) HAS BEEN CREATED AND…

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Quote for the Week. Aleksei Navalny: “I just want them to stop coming to me and waking me up at night.”

Week-ending 4 June 2021 “I just want them to stop coming to me and waking me up at night. What did I do? Did I climb the fence? Did I…

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This week the ECtHR found violations of Articles 3, 5, 6 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights by the Russian Federation.

Week-ending 14 May 2021 This week there were eight judgments of the European Court of Human Rights handed down with regard to Russia finding violations of Article 3 (prohibition on…

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This week the ECtHR handed down nine rulings concerning Russia, finding violations of Convention articles 3, 5, 6, 8 and 13, and published its decision communicating Aleksei Navalny’s application concerning articles 2 and 3.

Week-ending 30 April 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down nine judgments in cases concerning Russia, finding violations of Convention articles 3 (prohibition of torture), 5…

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Karinna Moskalenko: “Sometimes justice and the legal system don’t coincide, sometimes they do.”

13 April 2021 A. Petrovskaya of Ekho Moskvy in conversation with lawyer and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Karinna Moskalenko An extract from 'Милосердие и закон. Справедливость и правосудие.…

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“Navalny is on hunger strike for a prisoner’s legal right to a doctor from outside” An open letter to Patriarch Kirill by Zoya Svetova and others

14 April 2021 The photo (left) shows Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Zoya Svetova, Facebook] This…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny’s health deteriorates; Moscow prosecutors seek to designate Anti-Corruption Foundation as ‘extremist’

Week-ending 16 April 2021 This week Yulia Navalnaya said she was growing more concerned about the health of her husband Aleksei Navalny, who is on hunger strike, after visiting him…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Salman Tepsurkaev, who was abducted, is a political prisoner

7 April 2021 Salman Tepsurkaev, a 19-year-old moderator of the oppositionist Telegram channel 1ADAT that reported on human rights violations in Chechnya, was abducted in early September 2020 Source: Memorial…

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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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