OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 281: Ever more restrictions

26 November 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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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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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three residents of Crimea, accused of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

20 June 2022 According to investigators, a three-member terrorist cell was headed by a person with severe visual impairment Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial' The Human…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Five Crimeans charged with involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, an organisation banned in Russia, are political prisoners

8 June 2022 Dzhebbar Bekirov, Zavur Abdullaev, Rustem Murasov, Rustem Tairov and Raif Fevziev are being prosecuted for terrorist offences, although the evidence against them does not even contain incitement…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Five Muslims from Chelyabinsk convicted for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

22 January 2021 In 2016 five Muslims received sentences ranging from 5.5 to 17 years in prison on charges of participation in a terrorist organisation and preparation of a violent…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Kazan resident Marsel Gimaliev, charged with involvement in the banned organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

14 January 2021 Marsel Gimaliev, who is fighting to obtain official recognition for his disability after he suffered a fractured spine, faces life imprisonment Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Two more Muslims from Tolyatti, prosecuted for involvement in the banned organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

25 November 2020 Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Radik Khairutdinov and Elmar Mamedov have been charged with participating in the activities of a terrorist organisation, although they have not been…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Rais Mavliutov, a resident of Tolyatti accused of involvement in the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

23 November 2020   Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Rais Mavliutov has been charged with organising and participating in a terrorist organisation, as well as financing such an organisation and…

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Legal Case of the Week: Three Crimean Tatars sentenced to long prison terms for membership of Hizb ut-Tahrir

Week-ending 6 November 2020 Photo: RFE/RL Three Crimean Tatars - Rustem Emiruseinov, Arsen Abkhaitov and Eskendir Abulganiyev - have been sentenced to long prison terms for membership of Hizb ut-Tahrir,…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Four Crimean Tatars charged with participation in the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

23 September 2020 Ruslan Mesutov, Lenur Khalilov, Ruslan Nagaev and Eldar Kantimirov, all from the town of Alushta in Crimea, are being prosecuted under ‘terrorism’ articles of the Russian Criminal…

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