Political Prisoners (May 2017)

Recognised by the Memorial Human Rights Centre << No. 27 (259) 5 July 2017 >> We regard as political prisoners those individuals who are serving a term of imprisonment — either in a corrective labour colony or a prison – or being held in custody or under house arrest as a form of pre-trial detention.…

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…