The Simferopol detainees

<< 17 February 2016 >> Ahtem Chyigoz, Ali Asanov and Mustafa Degermendji are Political Prisoners The men being held as part of the “26 February 2014” Case are political prisoners, in the view of the Memorial Human Rights Centre (Moscow). Two years ago, on 26 February 2014, there were clashes in Simferopol outside the Crimean…

The Nepomnyashchikh trial

<< 4 January 2016 >> ♦  Statement about verdict in Bolotnaya Square case  ♦ On December 22, 2015 Ivan NEPOMNYASHCHIKH, a 25-year-old engineer, by a decision of judge Alexei Kaveshnikov at the Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years of imprisonment in a general-regime colony. The Memorial Human Rights Centre considered and…