All Posts Tagged With: "Strategy 31"

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Voina Activists Beaten by Police, Denied Access to Lawyer

A lawyer for a group of art activists detained during a Strategy 31 rally says police beat his clients and prevented him from accessing them.

Apr 1, 2011 | Continued
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Nemtsov, Journalists, Activists Arrested at ‘Strategy 31’

Numerous Russian oppositionists, human rights advocates, and activists have been arrested during opposition rallies held across Russia.

Mar 31, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Police Raid ‘Strategy 31’ Office, Promise Arrests

Moscow police have raided the organizational office of Strategy 31 and promised to arrest any protesters who turn up on Triumfalnaya Square on March 31.

Mar 30, 2011 | Continued
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Human Rights Activists to Pull Out of ‘Strategy 31’

Moscow human rights activists say that March 31 will be their last Strategy 31 rally and that the group will focus on other causes that the defense of free assembly in the future.

Mar 30, 2011 | Continued
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Alexeyeva’s ‘Strategy 31’ Sanctioned, Limonov’s – Denied

Lyudmila Alexeyeva has received approval from the Moscow mayor’s office to hold a Strategy 31 rally in March in Moscow, while a different rally to be held by her former co-organizer, Other Russia party leader Eduard Limonov, was banned.

Mar 22, 2011 | Continued
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Alexeyeva to Hold Strategy 31 on Pushkin Square

Lyudmila Alexeyeva and a group of other human rights activists plan to hold their own Strategy 31 rally in March on Pushkin Square, after negotiations with other organizers to fix a five-month split came to nought.

Mar 15, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Bill to Limit Opposition Rallies to ‘Fight Traffic’

New legislation drawn up by the Moscow mayor’s office is directly threatening the right of Russian citizens to hold opposition demonstrations – but not state-sponsored ones – in the name of fighting traffic jams.

Mar 7, 2011 | Continued
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‘Strategy 31’ Organizers Try to Mend Split

Human rights activists and oppositionists are holding negotiations to try and reunite for the next set of Strategy 31 rallies in March.

Mar 4, 2011 | Continued
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Tverskoy Court Upholds Yashin’s Jail Sentence

After a week’s worth of circus-like courtroom antics, Moscow’s Tverskoy Regional Court chose to uphold Ilya Yashin’s jail sentence as legal; Yashin plans to appeal.

Feb 11, 2011 | Continued
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Officer Admits Report on Yashin’s Arrest was Falsified

The police officer who detained Ilya Yashin at December’s Strategy 31 rally has admitted that he falsified the report that was used to convict the oppositionist to a five-day jail term.

Feb 8, 2011 | Continued