‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Yashar Shikhametov is a political prisoner

27 January 2023 Yashar Shikhametov, a resident of Crimea, has been sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Ufa residents accused of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

16 January 2023 Farit Kharisov, Timur Khabibullin and Radik Talipov, accused of terrorist offences, face long prison sentences Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean Tatar activist Ansar Osmanov is a political prisoner

15 December 2022 Ansar Osmanov faces terrorism charges on account of alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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Aleksandr Verkhovsky: We live in such times that liquidation of an organisation is not the worst thing that can happen

20 March 2023 Katya Orlova in conversation with Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Centre, laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета. Европа]…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean resident Marlen Mustafaev, convicted of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

22 December 2022 Marlen Mustafaev has been sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with international standards, considers Crimean…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Four Muslims from Kazan are political prisoners

30 November 2022 Rail Abdrakhmanov, Vyacheslav Vankov, Lenar Mukhamadeev and Ilsur Galeev were sentenced to terms of imprisonment from 11 to 18 years for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political…

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Roskomnadzor blocks Moscow Helsinki Group website [RBK]

8 February 2023 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: RBK] Access to the website of the Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG), the recently liquidated human rights organization, has been restricted in…

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Svetlana Astrakhantseva: The state is using legal instruments against us that were intended to help civil society and human rights organizations function, not shut them down

8 February 2023 Svetlana Astrakhantseva, member and acting director of the MHG [Moscow Helsinki Group] Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Spektr] The Russian government has blocked the website of the…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: On the eviction of the Sakharov Centre

27 January 2023 by Leonid Nikitinsky, columnist for Novaya Gazeta, candidate in legal sciences, Moscow Helsinki Prize laureate Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Свободное пространство, 27.01.2023] The Sakharov Centre is…

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‘Silence is now unacceptable.’ Leonid Nikitinsky on why the statement from former members of the Presidential Council of Human Rights on the liquidation of the Moscow Helsinki Group is so important

26 January 2023 Leonid Nikitinsky, columnist for Novaya Gazeta, candidate in legal sciences, Moscow Helsinki Prize laureate Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Свободное пространство] For those in the know, the…

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