Statement by Russian human rights defenders: ‘We don’t want death squads and torture. We want security and the rule of law.’

25 March 2024 Published by Public Verdict Foundation and other signatories [see below] Source: Facebook In the interests of Russian society, the prohibition on torture must be absolute We stand…

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Aleksandra Skochilenko / Photo from her support group on Telegram

‘We demand from you, as guarantor.’ Doctors appeal in an open letter to Putin demanding the release of Sasha Skochilenko

Aleksandra Skochilenko / Photo from her support group on Telegram 18 November 2023 Source: Spektr.Press Representatives of the Russian medical community have written an open letter to Putin, demanding the…

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Statement on the searches of civil activists in Perm 

20 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory On 19 May 2023, law enforcement officials came to the apartments of our esteemed colleagues: Nadezhda Agisheva, Tatyana Margolina, Svetlana Makovetskaya,…

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Free Aleksandr Chernyshov! Statement by Perm Memorial

7 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory We, members of Memorial, consider the detention and remanding in custody of our colleague, Aleksandr Chernyshov, a long-time member of Perm…

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‘We ask the international community to support Zhenya and Svetlana.’ Press release on the prosecution of Evgeniya Berkovitch and Svetlana Petriichuk

Eugenia Berkovitch and Svetlana Petriichuk 9 May 2023 by Nana Grinstein, Nika Parkhomovskaya and Yury Shekhvatov This press release is published in the original English On May 4, 2023, Russian…

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Statement by the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders in Support of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum

12 April 2023  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group On 11 April 2023, the Russian General Prosecutor’s Office declared the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum “undesirable” for Russia. We are outraged by this…

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Journalists and human rights activists demand the release of Vladimir Kara-Murza [Spektr]

10 April 2023 ‘What is in actual fact a life sentence, monstrous in its cruelty, for words he spoke against the war.’ Source: Spektr Journalists and human rights defenders have…

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Statement by the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders on the authorities’ intention to close down the Moscow Helsinki Group

20 December 2022 This statement is produced or circulated or concerns the activities of the following organisations and individuals: Citizens Watch (Saint-Petersburg), Civic Assistance, Galina Arapova, Mass Media Defence Centre,…

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Members of the Russian Anti-War Committee on the Shutting Down of the Moscow Helsinki Group

26 December 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group The Russian authorities are closing down and outlawing the country's oldest human rights organization, the Moscow Helsinki Group. For several decades the Moscow…

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Memorial: On the massive missile attack against Ukraine

10 October 2022 by the Board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre Source: Telegram On October 10, the Russian Federation launched a massive strike against the territory of Ukraine consisting…

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