On Politics, Policy and the Law

<< No 9 (242), 6 March 2017 >> ♦  Andrey Yurov —  changing the situation for the better  ♦ Many political activists come to the School of Human Rights. During seminars, they realize that the defence of human rights is not about politics. Someone once said to me at a seminar: “All of a sudden…

Imprisoned Evenk leader

<< 12 February 2016 >> Sergei Nikiforov as a political prisoner Resident of Amur Region Sergei Nikiforov has been sentenced to four years in a colony and fined 3 million roubles. He was found guilty under point “v” of part 5, article 290 of the Russian Criminal Code (Receiving of a large bribe by an…

About Ivan Barylyak

<< 8 February 2016 >> The civic activist from Stavropol is a political prisoner Ivan Barylyak, resident of the city of Stavropol, was found guilty on August 31, 2015 of committing crimes envisaged under part 2, article 213 (“Hooliganism”), point “a”, part 2, article 116 (“Assault committed with the motive of hooliganism”) and point “a”,…