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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Leonid Nikitinsky: The Moscow Helsinki Group’s impending liquidation is the sad but logical result of attitudes toward human rights in the Russian Federation [Novaya gazeta]

20 December 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, journalist,  doctor of jurisprudence, and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights prize. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Novaya Gazeta. Europe] There is…

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Arseny Roginsky: ‘We live in a world of unsettled outcomes’

18 December 2022 A speech by the late Arseny Roginsky, co-founder and long-time head of Memorial, that he delivered on 14 November 2014 in Brussels to mark the award to…

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Photo: Nikita Mouraviev

Aleksandr Cherkasov on post-Soviet wars: how to break the chain of impunity

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev 11 December 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov [a translation of an abbreviated version of Aleksandr Cherkasov's presentation at the 'Russian Realities' online conference] Source: Facebook [original source: O…

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‘Fuel for despotism.’ Aleksandr Podrabinek on the list of resentments

7 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek   Source: Radio Liberty Nature has given the ordinary human being five senses. Soviet power, as the joke then went, brought out a sixth sense…

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Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo: Moscow News Agency PAP/EPA.

Lev Shlosberg on the sentencing of Ivan Safronov

7 December 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo:…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Private Concert Hall vs. Pro-Regime Scum

30 November 2022  By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The war against Ukraine, political repressions, mobilization, price rises, and the population’s noticeable impoverishment—all this could drive anyone, even the most balanced…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘Life in Search of Meaning: Enlightening Hearts.’ Speech at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev 2 December 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Speech delivered at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament Good evening. And thank…

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Read more about the article ‘Dovlatov’s phrase about “four million denunciations” is a dangerous falsehood.’ Aleksandr Cherkasov on repressions, the Nobel Prize and the state of human rights advocacy [Bumaga]
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‘Dovlatov’s phrase about “four million denunciations” is a dangerous falsehood.’ Aleksandr Cherkasov on repressions, the Nobel Prize and the state of human rights advocacy [Bumaga]

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev/ Facebook 21 November 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Source: Bumaga This year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to human rights activists: the chair of the Belarusian movement Viasna,…

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