‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three more of Aleksei Navalny’s supporters, charged with being members of an ‘extremist group,’ are political prisoners

13 Septmber 2022 Vadim Ostanin and Daniel Kholodny are in custody, while Rustem Muliukov is under house arrest  Source: Telegram The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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Attempt to reverse liquidation of Memorial unsuccessful [Kommersant]

9 November 2022 by Aleksei Sviridov & Maria Starikova  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] For the third time, Memorial Human Rights Centre failed in its appeal against the earlier…

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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre: Statement on the arrest of Mikhail Kriger

7 November 2022 Source: Facebook On 3 November 2022 well-known democracy and human rights activist Mikhail Kriger was detained in Moscow. On 5 November Moscow’s Cheremushkinsky district court remanded Kriger…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Musician and artist Grigory Mumrikov, charged with preparing an anti-war protest on 9 May that did not take place, is a political prisoner

20 September 2022 Mumrikov's friend, the anti-war artist Danila Tkachenko, had planned to blow smoke in the colours of the Ukrainian flag over military vehicles passing through central Moscow, but…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ launches new website listing political prisoners to mark Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression

28 October 2022 Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial According to the most conservative estimates, the number of political prisoners in Russia and annexed territories has risen from 420 to 502 in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksei Fedorov, a blogger from Kuzbass charged with inciting hatred against law enforcement officers, is a political prisoner

29 August 2022 Aleksei Fedorov is under house arrest Sourcer: Political Prisoners: Memorial The human rights project ‘Political prisoners. Memorial’ considers Kemerovo blogger Aleksei Fedorov a political prisoner in accordance…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Zarema Musaeva, wife of a retired federal judge and mother of the Yangulbaev brothers active in the Chechen opposition, is a political prisoner

26 August 2022 Chechen law enforcement officers took Zarema Musaeva from Nizhny Novgorod to Grozny, where she was remanded in custody on trumped-up charges. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Munirkhon Boboev, a citizen of Tajikistan convicted in Russia on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

 25 August 2022 Munirkhon Boboev is charged with preparing the violent overthrow of the government because Hizb ut-Tahrir supporters believe that the ideal society of the future is a worldwide…

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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre on the prosecution of Bakhrom Khamroev: Twenty Years in Prison for Appealing to Strasbourg?

19 October 2022 Statement by the board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre  Source: Telegram Human Rights as Terrorism: Twenty Years in Prison for Appealing to Strasbourg? During the court…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize 2022: Political repression in Russia has allowed the Kremlin to unleash its aggressive war against Ukraine

14 October 2022 Statement by the project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’  on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial It was a very pleasant surprise for us…

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