Week-ending Friday, 23 June

<< No.24 (258), 25 June 2017 >> — RIGHT OF ASSEMBLY – On 19/6 Moscow City Court dismissed an appeal against the 18-month sentence handed down to Yury Kuly. (RAPSI, 19/6) On 22/6 Moscow City Court upheld a court ruling that Bolotnaya Square defendant Maksim Panfilov receive compulsory treatment as an in-patient in a psychiatric…

The “Russia Day” protests (and other news)

Updating its report on the 12 June protests, OVD-Info says demonstrators in Petersburg and Moscow faced pepper spray and torture in detention << No 25 (258), 26 June 2017 >> Recent anti-corruption protests in Russia ended in mass arrests. Some of those arrested faced further intimidation and physical violence in detention Some of those detained…