Idrisov convicted

Arrested giving legal assistance to 12 June protesters << No. 24 (257), 19 June 2017 >> On 13 June 2017 in St Petersburg human rights activist DINAR IDRISOV was arrested as he sought to provide legal assistance to protesters and activists on trial following the protests against corruption held on 12 June. On 14 June…

Beatings and fines

For the right to freedom of assembly on 12 June << No. 24 (257), 19 June 2017 >> This week people were detained all over Russia in connection with the anti-corruption protests on Monday, 12 June. Many have already appeared in court. We are still adding to our detailed report, “From Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, at…

Church of Scientology

Arrests at Petersburg HQ << No 23 (256) 12 June 2017 >> On 6 June the headquarters of the Church of Scientology in St. Petersburg was raided by the FSB, and five members were arrested: the head of the local Church Ivan Matsitsky, the Church’s chief accountant Sahib Aliyev, the chief of the official relations department…