All Posts Tagged With: "Presidential Council on Human Rights"

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Persecution of Pussy Riot is ‘Illegal,’ Say Experts

A group of experts commissioned by Russia’s Presidential Council on Human Rights has concluded that the persecution of a punk band is more representative of the inspector’s personal judgment call than anything else.

Jun 21, 2012 | Continued
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Panfilova Resigns from HR Council for “Moral and Ethical Reasons”

Elena Panfilova has announced her resignation as a member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights, saying that she will be more useful as a civil activist “considering the changes that are happening in our country.”

Apr 28, 2012 | Continued
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Activists Protest Against Destruction of Khimki Forest

Demonstrators gathered in Moscow over the weekend to protest the destruction of the Khimki Forest, as attacks on environmental activists remain uninvestigated by the police.

May 23, 2011 | Continued