Remember the Date: 27 January is International Holocaust Day. On 27 January 1945 Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp, was liberated by Soviet troops.

On 27 January 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp, was liberated by Soviet troops. International Holocaust day is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of…

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ECtHR rulings of the Week: Articles 6 and 8; and Russia responds on Movsar Umarov

Week-ending 2 October 2020 This week there were two judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning Russia, dealing with Article 8 and Article 6. Russia also responded to…

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Lev Ponomarev: Ivan Liubshin and Svetlana Prokopyeva

18 August 2020 Lev Ponomarev, chair of the national civil society organisation For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy, 18.08.2020]…

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Grigory Melkonyants: Another sensation – is the Central Election Commission opening new channels for fraud?

30 May 2020 Grigory Melkonyants, chair of the Golos voters’ rights movement Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Голос] Judging by recent publications of the draft, the Central Electoral Commission (CEC)…

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Law of the Week: Moscow City Court restricts public and press access to courts until 31 May 2020

Week-ending 8 May 2020 Restricted access to Moscow courts extended until May 31 The regime of restricted access to Moscow courts for non-parties of trials including journalists has been extended…

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Dmitry Makarov: Moscow Helsinki Group Calls on Authorities to Adopt Urgent Measures to Counteract Outbreaks of COVID-19 in Detention Facilities

30 March 2020 Dmitry Makarov, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: ОГФ] The Moscow Helsinki Group calls on Russian authorities to take urgent measures…

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