ECtHR: Six rulings this week find violations of Articles 2, 5, 6, 8 and 41.

This week there were six judgments of the European Court of Human Rights with regard to Russia, finding violations of Article 2 (right to life), Article 5 (liberty and security),…

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ECtHR ruling of the Week: In Belskiy and Others v. Russia, the ECtHR found violations of Article 3, Article 5 and Article 13

Week-ending 26 February 2021 This week there was one ruling handed down by the European Court of Human Rights regarding Russia. In Belskiy and Others v. Russia, the Court found…

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This week the ECtHR handed down three rulings with respect to Russia in which it found violations of Articles 2, 3, 5 and 6. The ECtHR also indicated to Russia that Aleksei Navalny should be released.

Week-ending 19 February 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down three rulings with respect to Russia in which it found violations of Articles 2 [right to…

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Four rulings of the ECtHR this week in relation to Russia found violations of Articles 2, 3, 5, 6 and Article 1 of Protocol No. 1, of the ECHR.

Week-ending 12 February 2021 This week there were four judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia, finding violations of Articles 2 (right to life), 3…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny, a prisoner of conscience, arrested and remanded in custody for 30 days

Week-ending 22 January 2021 On 17 January 2021 the Russian authorities arrested Aleksei Navalny when he arrived in Moscow by plane from Berlin. The next day at a court hearing…

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ECtHR rulings of the week: three judgments finding violations of Articles 2, 5 and 8; and a ruling finding Ukraine’s application against Russia admissible in part.

Week-ending 15 January 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights published three judgments concerning Russia, establishing violations of Articles 2 (right to life), 5 (right to liberty and…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny announces he will return to Russia on 17 January 2021

Week-ending 15 January 2021 On 13 January 2021 Aleksei Navalny announced he would be returning to Russia on 17 January 2021. This week Russia’s Military Investigative Committee (a department subordinate…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: The criminal prosecution of Arkhangelsk city activist Andrei Borovikov is politically motivated and unlawful

25 December 2020 Andrei Borovikov has been charged with unlawful trafficking in pornography for posting on VKontakte a video clip from a Rammstein music video of the song Pussy  Source:…

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Marina Litvinovich writes about conditions in pre-trial detention facilities: On Mutual Aid

3 December 2020 By Marina Litvinovich, member of the Public Oversight Commission in Moscow Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] On prominent doctors, lawyers, cooks and other professionals who,…

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