Internet Event: Support the Political Prisoner Aleksei Pichugin!

posted 14 Jul 2012, 09:53 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 14 Jul 2012, 09:53 ]
Source: (info), 04/07/12 

· Yukos affair  · Political prisoners 

An event is being held on the internet in support of political prisoner Aleksei Pichugin to coincide with his birthday. All those interested are invited to take part. The petition drawn up by the event's organisers states

"25 July marks the 50th birthday of former Yukos employee Aleksei Pichugin. This is already his tenth birthday in prison - Aleksei was arrested at the age of 40 just over a month before his 41st birthday." [Read more