Monday, 28 September 2015

Quote for the Day: Liudmila Alekseeva

Rights Group of the Week: Team 29

Rights Group of the Week: Team 29

Person of the Week: Lev Shlosberg

Person of the Week: Lev Shlosberg

'Murdered in Katyn' - Memorial publishes major work on Katyn massacre (International Memorial Society)

'Murdered in Katyn' - Memorial publishes major work on Katyn massacre (International Memorial Society)

Week-ending 25 September 2015 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 25 September 2015 - Rights in Russia

Memorial Human Rights Centre to appeal against fine for 'breaching law on NGOs' - HRO.org in English

Memorial Human Rights Centre to appeal against fine for 'breaching law on NGOs' - HRO.org in English

Rally in support of voting rights and the release of political prisoners. Report and photos by HRO.org - HRO.org in English

Rally in support of voting rights and the release of political prisoners. Report and photos by HRO.org - HRO.org in English

Monday, 3 August 2015

Rights in Russia takes a break in August

Rights in Russia takes a break in August

Weekly Update No. 31 (3 August) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 31 (3 August) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Sergei Kovalev: 'Prejudice and Pride' (Radio Svoboda)

Sergei Kovalev: 'Prejudice and Pride' (Radio Svoboda)

Quote for the Day - Tanya Cooper: 'Refusing to implement European Court rulings would be yet another step toward preventing Russians from seeking justice for abuses at the hands of the authorities'

Tanya Cooper: 'Refusing to implement European Court rulings would be yet another step toward preventing Russians from seeking justice for abuses at the hands of the authorities'

Sergei Nikitin (interview): 'NGOs are the target of an unprecedented attack by the authorities'

Sergei Nikitin (interview): 'NGOs are the target of an unprecedented attack by the authorities' - Rights in Russia

Lev Ponomarev: 'Save the Prisoner Sergei Khmelev'

Lev Ponomarev: 'Save the Prisoner Sergei Khmelev'

Georgy Satarov: 'The Strangest Debate: Do we need to take part in elections?'

Georgy Satarov: 'The Strangest Debate: Do we need to take part in elections?'

Monday, 13 July 2015

Weekly Update No. 28 (13 July) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 28 (13 July) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Dmitry Zimin

Person of the Week: Dmitry Zimin

Head of the Committee Against Torture announces its imminent closure

Head of the Committee Against Torture announces its imminent closure

European Court of Human Rights declares applications by victims of the Beslan terrorist attack admissible - HRO.org in English

European Court of Human Rights declares applications by victims of the Beslan terrorist attack admissible - HRO.org in English

Aggression against NGOs discredits Russia in the international arena - HRO.org in English

Aggression against NGOs discredits Russia in the international arena - HRO.org in English

Human rights defenders protest outside the Duma against new police law: “Don’t shoot!” (with photos) - HRO.org in English

Human rights defenders protest outside the Duma against new police law: “Don’t shoot!” (with photos) - HRO.org in English

Week-ending 10 July 2015 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 10 July 2015 - Rights in Russia

Monday, 6 July 2015

Photo for the Day: Prominent rights activists hold pickets against new police powers

Photo for the Day: Prominent rights activists hold pickets against new police powers

Weekly Update No. 27 (6 July) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 27 (6 July) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Foreigners to be stopped with help of a 'patriotic stop-list' (Gazeta.ru)

Foreigners to be stopped with help of a 'patriotic stop-list' (Gazeta.ru)

Person of the Week: Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Person of the Week: Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: May 2015

Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: May 2015

NGOs call for action over crimes against election monitors - HRO.org in English

NGOs call for action over crimes against election monitors - HRO.org in English

A Book of Memory: “The Victims of Katyn” (Planeta.ru)

A Book of Memory: “The Victims of Katyn” (Planeta.ru)

Week-ending 3 July 2015 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 3 July 2015 - Rights in Russia

Monday, 15 June 2015

Weekly Update No. 24 (15 June) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 24 (15 June) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Elena Milashina

Elena Milashina: "It’s a new sort of a death threat [...]. It’s an attempt to silence me by threats, death threats actually, to prevent me from continuing my Chechnya reporting.”

Person of the Week: Elena Milashina

Person of the Week: Elena Milashina

Scandalous bill giving wider powers to prison officers to use force gets go-ahead from Duma committee - HRO.org in English

Scandalous bill giving wider powers to prison officers to use force gets go-ahead from Duma committee - HRO.org in English

Memorial includes 50 people in updated list of political prisoners in Russia - HRO.org in English

Memorial includes 50 people in updated list of political prisoners in Russia - HRO.org in English

Ukrainian student Yury Yatsenko claims he was beaten and tortured by security officials in Russia - HRO.org in English

Ukrainian student Yury Yatsenko claims he was beaten and tortured by security officials in Russia - HRO.org in English

Week-ending 12 June 2015 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 12 June 2015 - Rights in Russia

Monday, 30 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 13 (30 March) 2015

No. 13 (30 March) 2015

Person of the Week: Anna Sharogradskaya

Person of the Week: Anna Sharogradskaya

Andrei Yurov: In Crimea the space for civil society and independent media have been almost totally closed down

Andrei Yurov: In Crimea the space for civil society and independent media have been almost totally closed down

Andrei Kolesnikov: 'A Bomb from the Supreme Commander' (New Times)

Andrei Kolesnikov: 'A Bomb from the Supreme Commander' (New Times)

Quote for the Day: Peter Greenaway on homophobia in Russia

Peter Greenaway on homophobia in Russia: "A political and social phenomenon invented by a man who’s scared and wants to be in control"

Interview with Igor Kalyapin on aspects of Nemtsov murder investigation (Mediazona)

'What will happen in Dzhalka is hard to say' - interview with Igor Kalyapin (Mediazona)

Aleksandr Ryklin: 'Free medicines for one's own people - death from suffering for all others' (Ezhednevnyi zhurnal)

Aleksandr Ryklin: 'Free medicines for one's own people - death from suffering for all others' (Ezhednevnyi zhurnal)

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 12 (23 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 12 (23 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Lev Ponomarev

Person of the Week: Lev Ponomarev

Quote for the Day: Genri Reznik: "Laws should be comprehensible to everyone"

Genri Reznik: "Laws should be comprehensible to everyone, not just to a select number of experts in a particular field"

HRO.org: Update and improvements to website - HRO.org in English

HRO.org: Update and improvements to website - HRO.org in English

Civic Assistance Committee told to register as 'foreign agent'

Civic Assistance Committee told to register as 'foreign agent'

Attempt to resurrect Stalin cult in Tver region - HRO.org in English

Attempt to resurrect Stalin cult in Tver region - HRO.org in English

Statement by Nadezhda Savchenko on renewing her hunger strike - HRO.org in English

Statement by Nadezhda Savchenko on renewing her hunger strike - HRO.org in English

Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: February 2015

Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: February 2015 - Rights in Russia

Moscow court dismisses appeal by For Human Rights against inclusion in the list of ‘foreign agents’ - HRO.org in English

Moscow court dismisses appeal by For Human Rights against inclusion in the list of ‘foreign agents’ - HRO.org in English

Monday, 9 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 10 (9 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 10 (9 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Sergei Nikitin

Sergei Nikitin: "Russia will be free; the question is when, and at what price?" - Rights in Russia

Aleksandr Kalikh: ‘Perm-36 – a memorial to whom? Of what?' - HRO.org in English

Aleksandr Kalikh: ‘Perm-36 – a memorial to whom? Of what?' - HRO.org in English

Oleg Tabakov: “There must be no prosecutions for articles, plays, books or music.” - HRO.org in English

Oleg Tabakov: “There must be no prosecutions for articles, plays, books or music.” - HRO.org in English

Tens of thousands march in Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov. HRO.org reports - HRO.org in English

Tens of thousands march in Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov. HRO.org reports - HRO.org in English

Zoya Svetova: 'Why President Putin won’t release Nadezhda Savchenko' (Ekho Moskvy)

Zoya Svetova: 'Why President Putin won’t release Nadezhda Savchenko' (Ekho Moskvy) - Rights in Russia

Viktor Shenderovich: 'Sergei Adamovich Kovalev. On the 85th birthday of an awkward person' (Ezhednevny zhurnal)

Viktor Shenderovich: 'Sergei Adamovich Kovalev. On the 85th birthday of an awkward person' (Ezhednevny zhurnal)

Person of the Week: Ivan Nepomnyashchikh

Person of the Week: Ivan Nepomnyashchikh - Rights in Russia

Monday, 2 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 9 (2 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 9 (2 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Boris Nemtsov

Person of the Week: Boris Nemtsov

Quote for the Day - Lev Rubinshtein on Boris Nemtsov: "He always gave the impression of someone happy, free and easy-going, even frivolous. A Mozart of politics."

International Memorial Society: "This was a political killing"

Statement by International Memorial Society - "The murder of Boris Nemtsov: the responsibility of the authorities" - HRO.org in English

On politically motivated criminal prosecutions in Russia - HRO.org in English

On politically motivated criminal prosecutions in Russia - HRO.org in English

Ella Polyakova on Russian military personnel in Ukraine - HRO.org in English

Ella Polyakova on Russian military personnel in Ukraine - HRO.org in English

Week-ending 27 February 2015 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 27 February 2015 -  Rights in Russia