The five men have been tried under terrorism law without being accused of terrorism
Memorial Human Rights Centre considers the charges groundless and demands the release of the 75-year-old academic.
Memorial Human Rights Centre considers the charges groundless and demands that all defendants be released.
For the very first time Russian activists, journalists and human rights defenders will gather together in Moscow to discuss the topic.
On 28 June the Russian Ministry of Justice added the Free Russia Foundation [Фонд ‘Свободная Россия’] to the so-called ‘list of undesirable non-governmental organisations’.
Barakhoev, Malsagov, Nalgiev, Uzhakhov and Chemurziev were not involved in ‘organising acts of violence.’ On the contrary, they sought to prevent clashes between protesters and law enforcement officers.
We demand all charges against the journalist be dropped.
We demand his immediate release.
We demand the immediate end of their criminal prosecutions and the release of those deprived of their liberty.
Crimean Tatar Renat Suleimanov has been sentenced to four years in a prison colony for his religious beliefs.
Twenty-four Crimean Tatar activists are political prisoners, Memorial says.
The total number of Jehovah’s Witnesses prosecuted for their faith has reached 154.
Five Muslims are being prosecuted on charges of terrorism solely for membership of a Muslim civil society organisation.
The Bashkir journalist accused of separatism did not call for the separation from Russia.
We agree with the experts on international humanitarian law that the Kerch incident is an international military conflict, and the Ukrainian sailors who have been detained are prisoners of war.
Statement by the Human Rights Center
The three men were tried for an offence under anti-terrorism law, but were not charged with terrorism or any other kind of violence.
Memorial Human Rights Centre considers the conviction unjust and inhumane
It is highly likely that the criminal case was completely fabricated and the defendants have been victims of a provocation by the law enforcement agencies