Kursk resident Sergei Lavrov, convicted of justifying terrorism on VKontakte, is a political prisoner

Memorial Human Rights Centre, in line with international guidelines defining the term ‘political prisoner,’ considers 29-year-old Kursk resident Sergei Lavrov a political prisoner. Lavrov’s prosecution has had the aim of forcing

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Memorial: Ingush journalist Rashid Maisigov is a political prisoner

Memorial Human Rights Centre, on the basis of international criteria, considers Rashid Maisigov a political prisoner. We believe the journalist from Ingushetia has been prosecuted and convicted for his

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Two more Muslims from Tolyatti, prosecuted for involvement in the banned organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

Memorial Human Rights Centre, in accordance with guidelines defining the term ‘political prisoner,’ considers Radik Khairutdinov and Elmar Mamedov political prisoners. We believe they are being prosecuted for political

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Rais Mavlyutov, a resident of Tolyatti accused of involvement in the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir, is a political prisoner

Memorial Human Rights Centre, in accordance with international criteria, considers Rais Mavlyutov a political prisoner. We believe he is being prosecuted for political reasons for the

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Online-Präsentation russischer Menschenrechtsorganisationen

Online-Präsentation russischer Menschenrechtsorganisationen Dezember 2020, 10:00 – 16:00 Uhr MEZ, Zoom //12:00 – 18:00 MSK Am 11. Dezember veranstaltet das Forum russischsprachiger Europäer e.V mit

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Memorial publishes updated lists of political prisoners

On 30 October, the day of commemoration of the victims of political repression, Memorial Human Rights Centre publishes fresh lists of political prisoners. Today, there are 362 names in these obviously incomplete

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A Muslim from St. Petersburg, convicted of involvement in the banned Takfir wal-Hijra, is a political prisoner

Memorial Human Rights Centre, in accordance with international guidelines on the definition of the term ‘political prisoner,’ considers Shamil Fataliev, a Muslim from St. Petersburg, a political

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Memorial publishes a report on political repression and political prisoners in Russia in 2018-2019

The report attempts to provide a comprehensive overview of the situation with political prisoners in today’s Russia and analyses various aspects of the ongoing politically motivated repression

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

Memorial Human Rights Centre considers the prosecution of Nizhny Novgorod entrepreneur and activist Mikhail Iosilevich politically motivated. The prosecution is intended to force him to cease or change the nature

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Karina Tsurkan, a former senior manager at Inter RAO, is a political prisoner

Memorial Human Rights Centre, in accordance with international guidelines defining the term ‘political prisoner,’ considers Karina Tsurkan a political prisoner. She has been deprived of her liberty in violation of her right

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