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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Karinna Moskalenko: Ten Questions about the Ufa Twenty

25 August 2020 Karinna Moskalenko, lawyer, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, and founder of the International Protection Centre Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] The real tragedy-cum-farce of…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Two more Muslims convicted of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

19 June 2020 Khotamzhon Karimov and Altynbek uulu Abdymanap have been convicted under a terrorist article of the Russian Criminal Code in the absence of any evidence of terrorism Source:…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 24 April 2020 with Sergei Davidis

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Sergei Davidis (pictured left), member of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre and director of the Centre's programme on political…

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