All Posts Tagged With: "Moscow Helsinki Group"

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Moscow Helsinki Group to Survive on Russian Donations

The Moscow Helsinki Group has announced that it will stop accepting funding from international sources after a law labeling such NGOs as “foreign agents” was passed on Friday, leaving it reliant on donations from within Russia.

Jul 14, 2012 | Continued
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Microsoft to Give Free Software to Prevent Rights Abuses

Microsoft is issuing a free, unilateral software license to Russian NGOs and media outlets to try and prevent government authorities from pressuring organizations by confiscating their computers under the guise of the war on piracy.

Sep 14, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Rights Leaders Urge Authorities to Defend Activists

The Moscow Helsinki Group has released a statement on the tragic murders of Zarema Sadulaeva and her husband Umar Dzhabrailov, pledging to fight for justice. Translation by

Aug 12, 2009 | Continued
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Situation in Ingushetia Threatens All of Russia – Alexeyeva

Human right activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva speaks on the situation in Ingushetia, where disappearances and killings happen on a daily basis. The atmosphere of fear, she says, is comparable to Chechnya, and the Soviet Union in the 1930s.

Sep 22, 2008 | Continued