All Posts Tagged With: "Sergei Kovalev"

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Open Letter to the Russian President on Prison Torture

A group of prominent Russian human rights advocates have penned a letter to Dmitri Medvedev, asking him to take immediate action to put an end to the widespread use of torture in Russia’s detention facilities.

Feb 23, 2011 | Continued
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Political Violence Becoming Commonplace in Russia -Rights Leader

Sergey Kovalev, the chairman of the Memorial Human Rights Society, argues in an open letter that political violence has become a common occurrence in Russia, and that authorities are largely to blame. Exclusive translation by

Apr 5, 2009 | Continued
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Human Rights Defenders Condemn Russia’s Operation in Georgia

In an open letter, some of Russia’s most prominent human rights defenders have called on the international community to stand up to Russia’s “aggression,” and to go as far as removing the country from the Group of Eight. Translation by

Aug 12, 2008 | Continued