Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre: Statement on the arrest of Mikhail Kriger

7 November 2022 Source: Facebook On 3 November 2022 well-known democracy and human rights activist Mikhail Kriger was detained in Moscow. On 5 November Moscow’s Cheremushkinsky district court remanded Kriger…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Musician and artist Grigory Mumrikov, charged with preparing an anti-war protest on 9 May that did not take place, is a political prisoner

20 September 2022 Mumrikov's friend, the anti-war artist Danila Tkachenko, had planned to blow smoke in the colours of the Ukrainian flag over military vehicles passing through central Moscow, but…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Zarema Musaeva, wife of a retired federal judge and mother of the Yangulbaev brothers active in the Chechen opposition, is a political prisoner

26 August 2022 Chechen law enforcement officers took Zarema Musaeva from Nizhny Novgorod to Grozny, where she was remanded in custody on trumped-up charges. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human…

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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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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre on the prosecution of Bakhrom Khamroev: Twenty Years in Prison for Appealing to Strasbourg?

19 October 2022 Statement by the board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre  Source: Telegram Human Rights as Terrorism: Twenty Years in Prison for Appealing to Strasbourg? During the court…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: We have far more work to do than we have resources to do it

16 October 2022 An interview with Aleksandr Cherkasov, head of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Vladimir Rumyantsev, a radio ham arrested for anti-war broadcasts, is a political prisoner

19 August 2022 Vladimir Rumyantsev, a 61-year-old factory worker from Vologda, has been remanded in custody for statements about the war on radio and social networks Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial…

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Memorial: On the massive missile attack against Ukraine

10 October 2022 by the Board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre Source: Telegram On October 10, the Russian Federation launched a massive strike against the territory of Ukraine consisting…

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