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16-year-old Crimean Tatar sentenced for removing 3 Russian flags in occupied Crimea

16-year-old Crimean Tatar sentenced for removin...

April 7, 2019

Views 17 16-year-old Abduraman Abduveliev has received a 6-month restricted liberty sentence for taking down three Russian flags in the village of Kurske.  The teenager was prosecuted for supposed ‘desecration of the Russian flag’ under Article 329 of Russia’s criminal code which, like the flags, is being illegally used on occupied territory.

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“My only crime is that I am a Muslim”: mass ter...

April 2, 2019

Views 26 On 27 March, security services in Crimea carried out the largest house search operation of Crimean Tatar homes since Russia annexed the peninsula in 2014. Beginning at four o’clock in the morning, FSB, Interior Ministry and Russian National Guard personnel searched 27 homes in the Crimean Tatar villages of Stroganovka, Kamenka and Aikavan

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“My only crime is that I am a Muslim”: mass terrorism arrests hit Crimean Tatar solidarity campaign
Russia sentences gravely ill Ukrainian political prisoner it abducted to 6 years, he launches hunger strike

Russia sentences gravely ill Ukrainian politica...

March 25, 2019

Views 15 Pavlo Hryb, a 20-year-old severely ill Ukrainian student kidnapped to Russia and accused of aiding terrorism, was on 22 March 2019 sentenced to 6 years in prison by the Northern Caucasus court in Rostov on Don. Immediately after the sentence, Hryb announced he is launching a hunger strike – a form of protest

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The Court Case Against Oyub Titiyev Is a Tragic...

March 14, 2019

Views 24 After 14 months behind bars and a trial that’s dragged out for eight months, Chechen human rights activist Oyub Titiyev gave his closing statement on Monday. Titiyev has headed the office of the Russian human rights group Memorial in Grozny for nine years, collecting harrowing evidence of abuses and injustices committed by Chechen authorities.

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The Court Case Against Oyub Titiyev Is a Tragic Farce
The first criminal case under Kremlin’s “undesirables” law

The first criminal case under Kremlin’s &...

February 23, 2019

Views 46 On 23 January, Anastasia Shevchenko, an activist of the Open Russia movement, became the first person arrested and criminally charged for “participating in the activities of a foreign undesirable organization.” However, Open Russia is not a foreign organization — it is a pro-democracy movement operated by Russian citizens, on Russian territory — and

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“For Human Rights” Group Labeled Fo...

February 14, 2019

Views 29 On Wednesday, February 13, it was reported that Russia’s Justice Ministry labeled organisation “For Human Rights”, Forum member, a ‘foreign agent’. The Ministry website states that “the group’s compliance with the characteristics of a non-profit organisation performing the functions of a foreign agent was established during the unannounced documentary inspection of its activities.”

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“For Human Rights” Group Labeled Foreign Agent
Russia: The authorities must release Dennis Christensen, Danish prisoner of conscience and Jehovah’s Witness

Russia: The authorities must release Dennis Chr...

February 7, 2019

Views 29 The Russian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Dennis Christensen, a Danish national and Jehovah’s Witness, who has been facing trial simply for the exercise of his human rights including his right to freedom of religion, Amnesty International said ahead of a ruling on his case by the Zheleznodorozhny District Court of Oryol,

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Russia: First criminal case under “undesirable ...

January 25, 2019

Views 38 The Russian authorities have for the first time used the repressive “undesirable organizations” law to open a criminal case against human rights defender Anastasia Shevchenko, exposing her to the risk of a six-year prison term, Amnesty International said.

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Russia: First criminal case under “undesirable organizations” law marks a new level of repression
Azov Sea Conflict: what happened and how to react

Azov Sea Conflict: what happened and how to react

November 30, 2018

Views 11,402 On November 25, the Ukrainian ships “Berdyansk,” “Nikopol” and “Yany Kapu,” en route from Odessa to Mariupol through the Kerch Strait, were detained by officers of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation. During the detention, Russian border guards used life-threatening violence. As a result, the coast guard boat of the Russian

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First ‘non-reporting’ criminal case...

November 26, 2018

Views 95 The first criminal case involving failure to report a crime (art. 205.6 of the Criminal Code) has been opened in Crimea, The news was reported by Novaya Gazeta, citing the lawyer Emil Kurbedinov.

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First ‘non-reporting’ criminal case opened in Crimea
Journalist Alena Savchuk banned from entering Russia for 10 years

Journalist Alena Savchuk banned from entering R...

November 25, 2018

Views 1,517 Ukrainian journalist Alena Savchuk has been banned from entering Russia for 10 years. This was told to her by Russian border guards at the Novoalekseevka checkpoint when she tried to drive into annexed Crimea from Kherson.

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The presentation of the report “Crimea: Chronol...

November 24, 2018

Views 987 On November 22 in Nuremberg, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, SOLIDARUS NGO presented a report on the persecution of residents of occupied Crimea: Members of the “Mejlis” organization, the situation with prisoners and the violation of religious freedom and the freedom of national minorities.

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The presentation of the report “Crimea: Chronology of Pressure” was held in Nuremberg

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