Rights in Russia week-ending 29 January 2021Quote for the Week. Natalia Zviagina (Amnesty International): “Russian citizens must be able to exercise their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression, on 31 January or whenever they choose – these are fundamental rights.”Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny, prisoner of conscienceLegal Cases of the Week: In separate cases, lawyers Mansur Gilmanov and Mikhail Benyash both jailed for five days. Gilmanov was also assaulted by police.CSO of the Week: Anti-Corruption FoundationLaw of the Week: Russia’s ‘foreign agent’ media lawThere were no judgments of the ECtHR specifically concerning Russia this weekRemember the Date: 27 January is International Holocaust Day. On 27 January 1945 Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp, was liberated by Soviet troops.Post author:Rights in RussiaPost published:January 29, 2021Post category:News of the WeekPost comments:0 Comments You Might Also Like Rights in Russia week-ending 6 November 2020 November 4, 2020 Rights in Russia week-ending 21 May 2021 May 22, 2021 OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 299: Captured in Minsk April 3, 2023Leave a Reply Cancel replyCommentEnter your name or username to commentEnter your email address to commentEnter your website URL (optional) Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.