Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre on the exclusion of members of its board located in Russia

11 April 2024 Source: Aleksandr Cherkasov, Facebook The Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre has decided to exclude from membership of its board two individuals based in Russia, Oleg Orlov and…

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‘Don’t give up’: the Kremlin has killed Aleksei Navalny. Statement by the board of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

17 February 2024 Source: Facebook The Russian authorities - from officials of the Penitentiary Service who created the torturous conditions of detention, to the prosecutors and judges who fabricated endless…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Nataliya Sekretareva, head of the legal team at Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

Mary Page talks with Nataliya Sekretareva, a Russian human rights lawyer who works as head of the legal team at the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre. Before that, Nataliya worked…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Nasrulla Seidaliev, convicted on charges of involvement in the Crimean Tatar Chelebidzhikhan battalion, is a political prisoner 

3 February 2023 Nasrulla Seidaliev delivered humanitarian aid to refugees, but he was accused of supplying provisions to members of armed groups and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment Source: Political…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Two Crimean Tatars (Timur Yalkabov and Lenur Seidametov), convicted on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

1 February 2023 Timur Yalkabov was sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment and Lenur Seidametov to 13 years’ imprisonment Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Crimean Tatars convicted of sabotage are political prisoners

13 January 2023 Nariman Dzhelyal, Asan Akhtemov and Aziz Akhtemov were sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from 13 to 17 years. The charges were fabricated, and during the investigation…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: St. Petersburg political scientist Evgeny Bestuzhev is a political prisoner

10 November 2022 Evgeny Bestuzhev has been remanded in custody for anti-war posts on the VK social network Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial On 9 November 2022, law enforcement officers searched…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three participants in Mayakovsky Square poetry readings are political prisoners

7 December 2023 Artem Kamardin, Nikolai Daineko and Egor Shtovba are being prosecuted for reading anti-war poetry Source: Politial Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ considers Artem…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Human rights defender Gregory Vinter is a political prisoner

20 October 2022 Gregory Vinter, prosecuted for ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, was initially remanded in custody but is now under house arrest Source: Telegram The human rights project…

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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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