Alexey Navalny was registered as inclined to extremism and terrorism The administration of penal colony No. 2 in Pokrov removed the politician Alexey Navalny from the register list as inclined to escape, but put him on the register list as inclined to terrorism and extremism. This was reported on the politician's Instagram page. "A certain police officer sent a report that the convicted Navalny professes extremist and terrorist ideology. It
Tightening of the rules for exit and entry at Donbass checkpoints The Russian-controlled LPR administration has de facto closed the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint. They attribute this to the COVID-19 outbreak in Ukraine, although the death rate in the occupation is higher. The so-called minister of health of the LPR, Natalia Paschenko, said that restrictions on movement through the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint, which were imposed by a decree of the so-called
Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of "Novaya Gazeta", wins the Nobel Peace Prize Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of "Novaya Gazeta", and Philippine journalist Maria Ressa have won the Nobel Peace Prize. This was announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo. "Since its founding in 1993, "Novaya Gazeta" has published critical articles on topics ranging from corruption, police violence, illegal arrests, election manipulation, troll factories and the use of Russian troops inside and
Tortures in Russian prison colonies Gulagu.net human rights project has received 40 gigabytes of footage of tortures and rape of prisoners in Russian prison colonies. According to Gulagu.net founder Vladimir Osechkin, "the secret archive of the intelligence services" was given to human rights activists by a programmer who had access to the computers of the Federal Penitentiary Service in the Saratov Oblast for five years during his imprisonment. In
The murder of Anna Politkovskaya: 15 years later On October 7, 2021 the statute of limitations on the murder of "Novaya Gazeta" journalist Anna Politkovskaya expired. "Novaya Gazeta" notes: "This means that those who ordered the murder, whose names have not been released to this day, have officially escaped responsibility". "The investigation has dragged on as long as it could, since the ones who ordered it was policy. And, apparently,
Around a hundred people gathered at the historic Römerberg Square in Frankfurt-am-Main to demand an end to the "last dictatorship in Europe" and the release of all political prisoners in Belarus. Thanks to the ISHR, many German parliamentarians, academics and members of civil society came together to stand up for the Belarusian people. Photo: Valentin Popa. For democracy and freedom in Belarus Together with representatives of Belarusian civil society, politicians
The ECHR has recognized the Russian Federation responsible for the death of Alexander Litvinenko The European Court of Human Rights has recognized the Russian Federation responsible for the poisoning of former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko in the UK. His widow, Marina Litvinenko, was awarded compensation in amount of €100,000. The court ruling states that Russia was responsible for poisoning Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium on in the UK in 2006.
We see the numerous shocking events in Belarus as an opportunity to rally together and demand an immediate end to all persecution, repression and torture of all opposition and civil society actors. Solidarity with the Belarusian democracy movement – rally on September 18, 2021 Since the rigged presidential elections in Belarus in August 2020, the repression against the democracy movement has assumed unimaginable proportions. More than 10.000 people have been
The ECHR Forms New Practice on Judicial Body Legitimacy What is common between the Ukrainian Bar Association's recommendation to members of the High Council of Justice from the Bar to resign and the European Court of Human Rights' decision to recognise the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court of Poland as a court not established in accordance with the law? Let's look into it and draw parallels with Ukraine.
The Belarusian democracy movement has been subjected to massive repression since the rigged presidential elections of 9 August 2020. Peaceful protesters have been brutally arrested, representatives of the opposition have been imprisoned and tortured, even media and NGOs' workers have been persecuted. The ISHR invites everyone to support the Belarusian democracy movement at a rally to be held on 18 September 2021 at Römer (Frankfurt-am-Main). Solidarity with the Belarusian democratic