Oleg Orlov: Censorship threatens the activities of NGOs branded as ‘foreign agents’

17 November 2020 an interview with Oleg Orlov, board member at Memorial Human Rights Centre, by Deutsche Welle Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Deutsche Welle] The Russian State Duma may …

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Tatyana Glushkova: “The gateway to a hell of limitless arbitrariness.” On the bill on advance oversight of NGOs’ activities

11 November 2020 By Tatyana Glushkova, lawyer, Memorial Human Rights Centre:  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: facebook.com/glush.tat] Yesterday the Government of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma a…

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Remember the Date. On 21 November 2012 the ‘foreign agent’ law entered into force.

Graffiti daubed on the offices of the prominent Russian NGO Memorial denouncing it as a ‘foreign agent’ © Yulia Orlova/HRC Memorial On 21 November 2012 the 'foreign agent' law entered…

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CSO of the Week: Offices of Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation searched again

Week-ending 6 November 2020 The Federal Bailiffs' Service conducted a search of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, headed by Aleksei Navalny on 5 November 2020. The searches were said to be in…

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Legal Case of the Week: Three Crimean Tatars sentenced to long prison terms for membership of Hizb ut-Tahrir

Week-ending 6 November 2020 Photo: RFE/RL Three Crimean Tatars - Rustem Emiruseinov, Arsen Abkhaitov and Eskendir Abulganiyev - have been sentenced to long prison terms for membership of Hizb ut-Tahrir,…

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CSO of the Week: League of Voters designated a ‘foreign agent’ NGO

Week-ending 30 October 2020 The League of Voters was added this week to the list of so-called 'foreign agent' NGOs. Accoкding to the Ministry of Justice's website, the NGO received…

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