Memorial Human Rights Centre: Aleksei Pichugin is a political prisoner in isolation and under duress

16 July 2021 Statement by Memorial Human Rights Centre Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre It recently became known that Aleksei Pichugin, Russia's longest serving political prisoner, has been transferred from…

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ECtHR Ruling of the Week: Russia violated rights to family life and freedom from discrimination of transgender woman

Week-ending 9 July 2021 This week there were 13 judgments by the European Court of Human Rights concerning Russia. The judgments found violations of Convention articles 2 (right to life),…

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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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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 in two judgments finds Russia violated Article 6 and Article 10 of the European Convention.

Week-ending 21 May 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down two judgments regarding Russia, finding violations of Article 6 (fair trial) and Article 10 (freedom of…

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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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ECtHR rulings of the week: three rulings find violations of Convention articles 6, 8 and 13.

Week-ending 23 April 2021 This week there were three rulings of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia, finding violations of Article 6 (fair trial), Article 8…

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Andrei Makarevich on a charity event in support of political prisoners: “There is no justice left at all. All you can do is help people who are in trouble.”

9 April 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Дождь] In Moscow the “For Your Freedom and Ours” charity evening, an online event organised by the Sakharov Centre, is being held…

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