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

OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 196: Navalny declares a hunger strike

3 April 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: Muso Dzhalolov, a Tajik national convicted on charges of involvement in the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami, is a political prisoner

26 March 2021 In October 2020 Muso Dzhalolov, who lived in St Petersburg, was sentenced to 10 years in a strict regime penal colony for involvement in a terrorist organisation. …

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 195: Navalny may lose a leg, but the prison is withholding treatment.

27 March 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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Alla Frolova on how OVD-Info’s lawyers work: “We are not a country of law, but of orders handed down from above.”

5 March 2021 Elena Kriven, a journalist with Lawyer's Street (Advokatskaya Ulitsa) spoke with Alla Frolova, coordinator of legal assistance at OVD-Info and recipient of the Moscow-Helsinki Group prize, about…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 194: Democrats arrested, threats in Chechnya and a bit of good news.

20 March 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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