Concern with detention and prosecution of Ms Nizovkina and Ms Stetsura

Participants and partner organisations of the Human Rights House Network project “Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers” are concerned about the recent detention and criminal prosecution of lawyer and journalist Nadezhda Nizovkina and lawyer Tatiana Stetsura.

In the letter of concern, available in English and in Russian (right) they call upon the authorities of the Republic of Buratya (Russian Federation) to ensure a thorough and impartial investigation and a fair trial in compliance with the international standards.

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