"[...] the striving for freedom never died out in Russia, and over the centuries in each generation
there have been people who devoted their lives to the struggle for freedom, and sacrificed their lives
for freedom's sake."
Ludmila Alekseeva

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  • Rights defenders call for campaign against NGO bill drafted by Ministry of Justice 1 February 2016 Source: HRO.org (info)Human rights defenders  Right of associationProminent Russian human rights defenders, including Liudmila Alekseeva, Svetlana Gannushkina, Valery Borshchev, Igor Kalyapin, Natalya Taubina, Oleg ...
    Posted by Rights in Russia
  • Natalya Taubina: a word on statistics about torture, and what they mean 2 February 2016 By Natalya Taubina, director Public Verdict FoundationSource: HRO.org (info) Мoscow city & Moscow region Prisoners Мinistry of Internal Affairs Prosecutors Security services Human rights defenders  Articles ...
    Posted 7 Feb 2016, 09:25 by Rights in Russia
  • Ryazan Memorial: We are agents of the citizens of Russia 3 February 2016 Source: HRO.org (info) Ryazan region  Human rights defenders  Right of associationRyazan Memorial announces its categorical disagreement with the decision of the Ministry of Justice of ...
    Posted 4 Feb 2016, 12:09 by Rights in Russia
  • Lawyer Ivan Pavlov’s petition to access the KGB archives has been rejected 21 January 2016Source: HRO.org (info)Victims of repression  Security servicesThe lawyer Ivan Pavlov has reported that his petition to obtain access to the archives of the Cheka ...
    Posted 2 Feb 2016, 09:26 by Rights in Russia
  • “The Right Not to Remain Silent” - a Campaign Against Article 212.1 of the Russian Criminal Code 21 January 2016Source: HRO.org (info)Prisoners   Political prisoners   Right of assembly   Harassment of acivists Friends and supporters of Ildar Dadin, who was sentenced to three years in a ...
    Posted 2 Feb 2016, 08:17 by Rights in Russia
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