Shamil Fataliev and ten other Muslims from St. Petersburg have been convicted on charges of involvement in an extremist organisation. Fataliev received the longest term of seven years in a penal colony
Sergei Lavrov was sentenced to five years in a penal colony and compulsory psychiatric treatment under a ‘terrorist’ article of the Russian Criminal Code, although his entire prosecution was based on a broad interpretation of ‘justification of terrorism.’
Ruslan Mesutov, Lenur Khalilov, Ruslan Nagayev and Eldar Kantimirov, all from the town of Alushta in Crimea, are being prosecuted under ‘terrorism’ articles of the Russian Criminal Code without having been charged with terrorism
Magomed Khamkhoyev is facing unsubstantiated charges of inciting violence not dangerous to life or health against law enforcement officers during the forcible dispersal of a peaceful rally in Ingushetia in March 2019
We demand the immediate release of Aleksandr Shabarchin, sentenced to two years in a penal colony, and the quashing of the convictions in the case, one other victim of which has been Danila Vasilyev who was given a suspended sentence.
Shamil Galimov and Ilmir Motygullin were sentenced to 17 and 13 years, respectively, in a strict regime penal colony, although there is no evidence they were preparing acts of violence, or called for the commission of such acts.