Memorial Human Rights Centre: Moscow region bloggers Aleksandr Dorogov and Yan Katelevsky are political prisoners

23 March 2022 We believe the two bloggers are being prosecuted because of their anti-corruption investigations  Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial Human Rights Centre, in accordance with international standards,…

Continue ReadingMemorial Human Rights Centre: Moscow region bloggers Aleksandr Dorogov and Yan Katelevsky are political prisoners

Memorial Human Rights Centre: Evgeny Esenov, a participant in a rally in support of Aleksei Navalny, is a political prisoner 

17 March 2022 Evgeny Esenov has been sentenced to four years in prison for striking the helmet of a riot police officer Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial Human Rights…

Continue ReadingMemorial Human Rights Centre: Evgeny Esenov, a participant in a rally in support of Aleksei Navalny, is a political prisoner 

Memorial Human Rights Centre: ‘Police Ombudsman’ Vladimir Vorontsov is a political prisoner

27 March 2022 We believe Vladimir Vorontsov is being prosecuted on account of his civic and human rights activities Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial Human Rights Centre, in accordance…

Continue ReadingMemorial Human Rights Centre: ‘Police Ombudsman’ Vladimir Vorontsov is a political prisoner

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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