Lev Shlosberg: Testimony in the trial of Svetlana Prokopyeva

18 June 2020 Lev Shlosberg, human rights defender, public figure, member of the Pskov Regional Assembly, journalist, and laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group award for human rights Source: Moscow…

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Svetlana Prokopyeva: ‘The reality is that a journalist is being put on trial for doing her job.’

15 June 2020 Source: Facebook Tomorrow, at 1 p.m., my criminal trial will begin.  After 18 months, everyone is probably fed up with it – all these endless reminders about…

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Legal Case of the Week: Svetlana Prokopyeva

Week-ending 19 June 2020 Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva facing trial over terrorism commentary New York, June 15, 2020 – In advance of tomorrow’s trial of Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva on…

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Quote for the Week. Svetlana Prokopyeva: ‘I think all the arguments investigators have made against me completely lack logic. […] I think it is complete nonsense.’

Week-ending 1 May 2020 Journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva is due to face trial over comments she made on a radio show in 2018. (Artiom Avanesov) CPJ Svetlana Prokopyeva: 'It is a…

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