Podcast No. 63: Simon & Sergei – with Irina Biriukova

This week our guest on the podcast is Irina Biriukova, a lawyer at the Public Verdict Foundation. The issues we discuss with Irina include: getting started as a lawyer in…

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CSO of the Week: Public Verdict Foundation exposes torture in Yaroslavl penal colony.

Week-ending 26 February 2021 This week Novaya gazeta publicised a video obtained by the Public Verdict Foundation, a leading Russian human rights organisation, showing prisoners being tortured in Penal Colony…

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Natalia Taubina: “If you take on the job, you take the responsibility.” Impressions from three days at the trial for torture in Yaroslavl prison colony No.1

22 October 2020 By Natalia Taubina, director of the Public Verdict Foundation, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы]  The closing arguments have…

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