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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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny being held in Vladimir pre-trial detention centre; UN rapporteurs call for his release and investigation of his poisoning.

Week-ending 5 March 2021 This week Aleksei Navalny was being held in a pre-trial detention centre in Kolchugino in Vladimir region. Two UN human rights experts - Agnes Callamard, the…

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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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ECtHR Rulings of the Week: Two judgments concerning violations of Articles 2 and 8 of the ECHR

This week there were two judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning Russia, finding violations of Articles 2 (right to life) and 8 (respect for private and family…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny publishes phone conversation with alleged participant in assassination attempt

Week-ending 25 December 2020 On 21 December Aleksei Navalny, currently living in Germany after the attempt to assassinate him with Novichok, published a recording of a telephone call he claims was…

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