ECtHR issues five judgments with regard to Russia, finding violations of Articles 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 10.

Week-ending 2 July 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights issued five judgments with regard to Russia finding violations of Convention articles 2 (right to life), 3 (prohibition…

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Lev Ponomarev: Only by our efforts can we end the practice of torture

22 June 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] “THIS MESSAGE (MATERIAL) IS CREATED AND DISTRIBUTED BY…

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European Court of Human Rights hands down three judgments with regard to Russia

Week-ending 25 June 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down three judgments with regard to Russia, finding violations of Convention Articles 2 (right to life), 3…

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ECtHR issues 16 judgments finding violations by Russia

Week-ending 18 June 2021 This week, on 15 June 2021, the European Court of Human Rights handed down 16 judgments in relation to Russia, finding violations of Articles 2 (right…

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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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