Monday, 31 October 2016

Weekly Update No. 37 (226) 31 October 2016 - Rights in Russia

Weekly Update No. 37 (226) 31 October 2016 - Rights in Russia

Voices from the Past - extracts from A Chronicle of Current Events (1968-1982) - Selected and annotated by John Crowfoot

The Fund to Aid Political Prisoners (1974-1983) - Rights in Russia

Protests against the Invasion of Hungary in the USSR: The People of October 1956 - HRO.org in English

Protests against the Invasion of Hungary in the USSR: The People of October 1956 - Rights in Russia

Journalist prosecuted for trying to investigate electoral fraud - HRO.org in English

Journalist prosecuted for trying to investigate electoral fraud - Rights in Russia

#NewsoftheDay 31 October 2016 - Dozens Recite Names Of Stalin's Victims In Moscow Ceremony - via RFE/RL #RightsinRussia

31 October 2016 - Rights in Russia

On the trial and conviction of Magomednabi Magomedov - HRO.org in English

On the trial and conviction of Magomednabi Magomedov - Rights in Russia

Zoya Svetova on Stanislav Klykh’s condition in Russian pre-trial detention centre - HRO.org in English

Zoya Svetova on Stanislav Klykh’s condition in Russian pre-trial detention centre - Rights in Russia

Arseny Roginsky: "There is no memory of the cost of the victory. Instead, there is a myth about Stalin" - Rights in Russia

Arseny Roginsky: "There is no memory of the cost of the victory. Instead, there is a myth about Stalin" - Rights in Russia

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Levada Centre does not wish to wear the label of ‘foreign agent’ - HRO.org in English

Levada Centre does not wish to wear the label of ‘foreign agent’ - Rights in Russia

Nadezhda Azhgikhina: UNESCO Stop Impunity Day in Russia, 2016

Nadezhda Azhgikhina: UNESCO Stop Impunity Day in Russia, 2016 - Rights in Russia

Memorial recognizes former Kostroma police officer Aleksei Nikonorov as a political prisoner

Memorial recognizes former Kostroma police officer Aleksei Nikonorov as a political prisoner - Rights in Russia

Staff at Citizens’ Watch in St. Petersburg summoned to police station - HRO.org in English

Staff at Citizens’ Watch in St. Petersburg summoned to police station - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Amnesty International

Amnesty International: "AI has documented the worsening situation of basic freedoms, unfair trials and torture and other ill-treatment, as well as human rights violations in the North Caucasus and Crimea." - Rights in Russia

#NewsoftheDay 26 October 2016 - Volgograd human rights defender Igor Nagavkin stops his hunger strike - via Caucasian Knot #RightsinRussia

26 October 2016 - Rights in Russia

Monday, 24 October 2016

Vera Vasilieva: Pardon Aleksei Pichugin - HRO.org in English

Vera Vasilieva: Pardon Aleksei Pichugin - Rights in Russia

In Memory of Andrzej Wajda - HRO.org in English

In Memory of Andrzej Wajda - Rights in Russia

Sergei Sokolov: Do Not Dare Say The Murder Is Solved [Novaya gazeta]

Sergei Sokolov: Do Not Dare Say The Murder Is Solved [Novaya gazeta] - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Denis Krivosheev

Denis Krivosheev: "No-one can deny the right to criticize a piece of art, but equally no-one, including the government and its proxies, should be allowed to forcibly impose their views on others” - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Svetlana Margieva - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Svetlana Margieva - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Igor Nagavkin - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Igor Nagavkin - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Nadezhda Charitable Foundation (Makhachkala) - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Nadezhda Charitable Foundation (Makhachkala) - Rights in Russia

Halya Coynash: Russia’s new offensive against civil society has grave implications for Ukrainian political prisoners

Halya Coynash: Russia’s new offensive against civil society has grave implications for Ukrainian political prisoners - Rights in Russia

Monday, 17 October 2016

Legal Case of the Week: Garry Kasparov - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Garry Kasparov - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Roman Roslovtsev - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Roman Roslovtsev - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Deti-404 - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Deti-404 - Rights in Russia

Branch of International Memorial Society opens in Czech Republic - HRO.org in English

Branch of International Memorial Society opens in Czech Republic - Rights in Russia

Expert testimony in court declared Bolotnoe prisoner Maksim Panfilov not of sound mind - HRO.org in English

Expert testimony in court declared Bolotnoe prisoner Maksim Panfilov not of sound mind - Rights in Russia

Public Prison Observers call for the closing of a Prison Colony for infringement of human rights - HRO.org in English

Public Prison Observers call for the closing of a Prison Colony for infringement of human rights - Rights in Russia

Club of NGO Lawyers Continues Assistance to Organizations Subjected to Discrimination - HRO.org in English

Club of NGO Lawyers Continues Assistance to Organizations Subjected to Discrimination - Rights in Russia

Statement by the Free Historical Society: "We express solidarity with Memorial" - HRO.org in English

Statement by the Free Historical Society: "We express solidarity with Memorial" - Rights in Russia

Lawyer for blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky complains about findings of linguistic expertise HRO.org in English

Lawyer for blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky complains about findings of linguistic expertise - Rights in Russia

Calls for the killing of St. Petersburg journalist Dmitry Tsilikin to be recognised as a hate crime - HRO.org in English

Calls for the killing of St. Petersburg journalist Dmitry Tsilikin to be recognised as a hate crime - Rights in Russia

In Memoriam: Aleksandr Cherkasov remembers Anna Politkovskaya [Open Russia]

In Memoriam: Aleksandr Cherkasov remembers Anna Politkovskaya [Open Russia] - Rights in Russia

On the abduction of Anzor Saraliev, a resident of Germany, in Grozny - HRO.org in English

On the abduction of Anzor Saraliev, a resident of Germany, in Grozny - Rights in Russia

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Kirill Koroteev: "The members of the Mejlis are in danger" - HRO.org in English

Kirill Koroteev: "The members of the Mejlis are in danger" - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Yaroslav Belousov - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Yaroslav Belousov - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Viktor Kapitonov - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Viktor Kapitonov - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: International Memorial Society - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: International Memorial Society - Rights in Russia

Aleksandra Polivanova: 'I am happy to work at Memorial' - HRO.org in English

Aleksandra Polivanova: 'I am happy to work at Memorial' - Rights in Russia

In Samara, police enter aeroplane to detain Golos activist Liudmila Kuzmina - HRO.org in English

In Samara, police enter aeroplane to detain Golos activist Liudmila Kuzmina - Rights in Russia

On the harassment of the International Memorial Society in Russia - HRO.org in English

On the harassment of the International Memorial Society in Russia - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Yulia Gorbunova

Yulia Gorbunova: 'As long as the Kremlin continues to demonize and marginalize critical voices, attacks like these will continue' [on the attack on an exhibition at the Sakharov Centre] - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 7 October 2016 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 7 October 2016 - Rights in Russia

Monday, 3 October 2016

Event: 6th October 2016. Henry Jackson Society hosts panel discussion on human rights, civil society and democracy in Russia

Event: 6th October 2016. Henry Jackson Society hosts panel discussion on human rights, civil society and democracy in Russia - Rights in Russia

Event: 5th October 2016. Equal Rights Trust launches latest report on discrimination against LGBT people in Russia

Event: 5th October 2016. Equal Rights Trust launches latest report on discrimination against LGBT people in Russia

Jailed blogger, Kirill Silivonchik, denied parole - HRO.org in English

Jailed blogger, Kirill Silivonchik, denied parole - Rights in Russia

Svetlana Gannushkina wins alternative Nobel Prize - HRO.org in English

Svetlana Gannushkina wins alternative Nobel Prize - Rights in Russia

Public Verdict Foundation wins quashing of dicriminatory fine - HRO.org in ~English

Public Verdict Foundation wins quashing of dicriminatory fine - Rights in Russia

Civic Activist Roman Roslovtsev States “He Intends To Continue His Protests” - Civic Activist Roman Roslovtsev States “He Intends To Continue His Protests” - HRO.org in English

Civic Activist Roman Roslovtsev States “He Intends To Continue His Protests” - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Public Verdict Foundation - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Public Verdict Foundation - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Grigory Pasko - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Grigory Pasko - Rights in Russia

"This time they tracked me down". Grigory Pasko speaks about the attack on him in Barnaul (Meduza) - Rights in Russia

"This time they tracked me down". Grigory Pasko speaks about the attack on him in Barnaul (Meduza) - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Denis Korotkov

Legal Case of the Week: Denis Korotkov - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 30 September 2016 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 30 September 2016 - Rights in Russia