Statement by the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders on the authorities’ intention to close down the Moscow Helsinki Group

20 December 2022 This statement is produced or circulated or concerns the activities of the following organisations and individuals: Citizens Watch (Saint-Petersburg), Civic Assistance, Galina Arapova, Mass Media Defence Centre,…

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Members of the Russian Anti-War Committee on the Shutting Down of the Moscow Helsinki Group

26 December 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group The Russian authorities are closing down and outlawing the country's oldest human rights organization, the Moscow Helsinki Group. For several decades the Moscow…

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Moscow Helsinki Group members: We believe it is especially important to protect human rights defenders and journalists

13 April 2022 Public appeal by members of the Moscow Helsinki Group to the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation and the Prosecutor General's Office 13 Apr 2022 Source: Moscow…

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Statement by a group of students, faculty, staff and alumni of Moscow State University against the war

The logo of Moscow State University, Russia's oldest university 5 March 2022 Source: Moscow State University group against the war We, students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni of Russia's…

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“Russia needs peace. Putin must go!” – a public statement by Russian civil society figures

1 April 2022 This statement, circulated by the Congress of the Intelligentsia, as of 1 April 2022 had been signed by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, Viktor Shenderovich, writer, Liya…

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Statement by the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders: A Humanitarian Manifesto

24 March 2022 by the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders We have decided to establish the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders, which would continue the work of the…

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Statement by lawyers and members of the legal community: Lawyers are not foreign agents!

1 March 2022 Source: OVD-Info We - lawyers and representatives of the legal community - believe that the law enforcement practice of adding lawyers to the register of media ‘foreign…

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Members of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society speak out against the war against Ukraine [Activatica]

6 March 2022 Source: Activatica Members of the Commission on Political Rights of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society [Human Rights Council] have issued a collective appeal.…

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