Memorial Human Rights Centre: The prosecution of Nizhny Novgorod opposition activist Mikhail Iosilevich for involvement with an ‘undesirable organisation’ is politically motivated and unlawful

12 October 2020 Mikhail Iosilevich is being prosecuted solely because opposition events were held on a property owned by him. The journalist Irina Slavina, who was driven to suicide, was…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Kursk resident Sergei Lavrov, convicted of justifying terrorism on VKontakte, is a political prisoner

13 October 2020 Sergei Lavrov was sentenced to five years in a penal colony and compulsory psychiatric treatment under a ‘terrorist’ article of the Russian Criminal Code, although his entire…

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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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