Press releases, weekly bulletins and other publications by human rights organisations in Russia

OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 186: Thaw forecast for Saturday

22 January 2021 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Kazan resident Marsel Gimaliev, charged with involvement in the banned organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

14 January 2021 Marsel Gimaliev, who is fighting to obtain official recognition for his disability after he suffered a fractured spine, faces life imprisonment Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 185: Navalny’s coming back a wanted man

16 January 2021 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Detention of Navalny a politically motivated unlawful act of retribution

18 January 2021 Statement by Memorial Human Rights Centre Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre On 17 January Aleksei Navalny was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. Along with the new criminal…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Two Muslims from Chelyabinsk region accused of being participants in the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

23 December 2020 Ilfat Galimov and Rustam Khalikov are charged with terrorism offences solely because of their alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir. They are not charged with acts of violence,…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 184: A new year, new joys and new draconian laws.

26 December 2020 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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