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Letters of Concern from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2010

Image: Regarding criminal prosecution of Nadezhda Nizovkina and Tatiana Stetsura

Regarding criminal prosecution of Nadezhda Nizovkina and Tatiana Stetsura

The participants of the conference “Human Rights: Between Law and Morals” and partner organisations of the project “Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers”, issued a letter of concern today regarding the criminal prosecution of lawyer and journalist Nadezhda Nizovkina and lawyer Tatiana Stetsura. Ms. Nizovkina and Ms. Tatiana Stetsura had been held defendants in a criminal case for inciting hatred against the Russian bodies. 08 Oct 2010 »

Concerns with deterioration of freedom of expression and opinion in Russia

Tagansky district court of Moscow found the organizers of the exhibition in Sakharov Museum "Forbidden Art 2006", former museum director Yury Samodurov and former director of the Department of High Technologies of Tretiakov Gallery Andrey Erofeev guilty of inciting religious hatred and enmity. Samodurov has been sentenced to pay a fine of 200’000 rubles and Erofeev has been sentenced to a fine of 150’000 rubles. 16 Jul 2010 »

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