Sergei Davidis: Demands to repeal Article 354.1 of the Criminal Code and stop the practice of arbitrary criminal prosecution must be supported, regardless of whether we like or do not like its victims

16 May 2020 By Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook The Investigative Committee has announced the first criminal cases and arrests of suspects in connection with the photographs of Hitler and Himmler…

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Lev Ponomarev: Information on the epidemiological situation in penitentiary facilities should be made public

18 April 2020 Lev Ponomarev, head of For Human Rights, a human rights NGO, and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы, 18.04.2020] We…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 24 April 2020 with Sergei Davidis

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Sergei Davidis (pictured left), member of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre and director of the Centre's programme on political…

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Valery Borshchev et al: Open Letter on the necessity of an amnesty and the release of people in custody in connection with the emergency

6 April 2020 Pictured (left): Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Ekho Moskvy] OPEN LETTER The pandemic has posed a serious threat to…

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Sergei Davidis: After the first shock of the amendments aimed at keeping Putin in power forever, it’s time to decide what to do about them

12 March 2020 Sergei Davidis is director of the Programme for Supporting Political Prisoners at the Memorial Human Rights Centre Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] Although I, along…

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