Rights in Russia interview – with Tanya Lokshina, associate director at Human Rights Watch

This month Mary Page talks with Tanya Lokshina, associate director for Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia division. Formerly based in Moscow, she left Russia in spring 2022, following…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Bill Bowring, Russia expert, teacher of human rights and international law and practising barrister

This month Mary Page talks with Professor Bill Bowring who teaches human rights and international law at Birkbeck College, University of London. Bill Bowring first visited Russia in 1983, and…

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Rights in Russia Interview – with Ed Rekosh: “Russian human rights civil society had as much effect on US human rights civil society as vice versa”

This month Mary Page talks with Ed Rekosh, a US academic and innovative leader in the global human rights community. Ed Rekosh has been a member of the adjunct faculty…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Sergei Nikitin, head of Amnesty International’s Moscow office from 2003 to 2017

This month Mary Page talks with Sergei Nikitin, head of Amnesty International’s representative office in Russia from 2003 until 2017. Originally from Gatchina near St. Petersburg, Sergei Nikitin studied the…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Nataliya Sekretareva, head of the legal team at Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

Mary Page talks with Nataliya Sekretareva, a Russian human rights lawyer who works as head of the legal team at the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre. Before that, Nataliya worked…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Anton Burkov on the Russian legal system and lawyering in Russia

Mary Page talks with Dr Anton Burkov, a native of Ekaterinburg where for many years he worked with the human rights NGO Sutyazhnik. In 2001 he received the FEMIDA award…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Anna Bowles on her recent trip to Ukraine

Mary Page talks with Anna Bowles, a freelance editor working for publishing houses in central London. Anna holds an MA in Russian Studies from the School of Slavonic and Eastern…

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Rights in Russia interview – with leading Russian human rights lawyer, Karinna Moskalenko

Mary Page talks with leading Russian human rights lawyer, Karinna Moskalenko. In 2001 she won the first ever case against the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Margret Satterwaite 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Margret Satterwaite. Margret Satterwaite is a human rights activist who focuses on social rights, reproductive rights, the rights of blind…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Robert van Voren on Andrei Sakharov, human rights & Russia’s war against Ukraine

Mary Page talks with Robert van Voren, chief executive of Human Rights in Mental Health - Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry (FGIP) and a Sovietologist by education. He is currently…

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