Russia Letters

Prosecution and imprisonment of human rights lawyers in Iran, Russia and Turkey | Oral Statement to UN Human Rights Council by LRWC, L4L & ALRC

Full PDF Version  12 June 2014 - Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers for Discharging their functions: Jeong Ho Moon of ALRC presented a joint statement by LRWC, L4L and ALRC on the prosecution and imprisonment of human rights lawyers in Iran, Russia and Turkey. … [Read more...]

Iran, Russia and Turkey: Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers for Discharging Their Functions: Joint Statement by LRWC, L4L and ALRC | Video

12 June 2014 - Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers for Discharging their functions: Jeong Ho Moon of ALRC presented a joint statement by LRWC, L4L and ALRC on the prosecution and imprisonment of human rights lawyers in Iran, Russia and Turkey. Jeong Ho Moon's statement begins at 26:41 … [Read more...]

Russia: Civil and Administrative Proceedings against the Anti-Discrimination Centre ‘Memorial’ (ADC Memorial) | Letter

Full PDF Version October 3, 2013 Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Aleksandr Ivanovich Bastrykin Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Tekhnicheskii pereulok, d.2 105005 Moscow, Russian Federation Fax: 011 7 499 265 9077 President of the … [Read more...]

Russia: Threats Against Lawyers Sapiyat Magomedova and Musa Suslanov | Letter

Criminal defence lawyers Sapiyat Magomedova and Musa Suslanov received death threats in May 2013 in connection with their work in the North Caucasus republicof Dagestan.  These text message threats were designed to discourage them from representing the families of five men killed in March 2012.  The … [Read more...]

Russia: New law on treason and espionage threatens freedom of expression in Russia

Re: New law on treason and espionage threatens freedom of expression in Russia To: President Vladimir Putin; Alexander Kolonalov, Minister of Justice From: Andrew Guaglio, LRWC Date: November 19, 2012 I write on behalf of Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), a committee of Canadian … [Read more...]

Russia: Professional and Personal Threat against Lawyer Rustam Matsev

Mr. Vladimir Putin President of the Russian Federation, Llinka Str. 23, Moscow 103132, Moscow, Russian Federation Fax: + 7 495 606 5173/630 2408 Mr. Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister of the Interior, Ulitsa Zhitnaya 16 117049, Moscow, Russian Federation Telegram: Rossiia, 117049, … [Read more...]

Sapiyat Magomedova, Human Rights Lawyer

Re: Sapiyat Magomedova, Human Rights Lawyer To: President Dmitry A. Medvedev From: CHARLES B. DAVISON Date: 2010-11-11 I am writing to you concerning the case of Sapiyat Magomedova. Ms. Magomedova is a human rights lawyer in Dagestan who has been the target and victim of assaults and … [Read more...]

STANISLAV MARKELOV, Lawyer and ANASTASIA BARBUROVA – Journalist

On January 19, 2009, human rights lawyer Mr. Stanislav Markelov and journalist for with the Novaya Gazeta, Ms. Anastasia Baburova were assassinated. Both parties were shot dead by a masked gunman in broad daylight around two in the afternoon on Prechistenka Street in the center of Moscow close to … [Read more...]

Assassination of Stanislav Markelov, lawyer and Anastasia Baburova, journalist

Re: Assassination of Stanislav Markelov, lawyer and Anastasia Baburova, journalist To: Dmitri Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, and others From: James Tate Esq. Date: 2009-01-20 It was with great dismay and sadness that we learned of the assassination of human rights lawyer … [Read more...]

LARISSA ARAP – Journalist and Opposition Activist

Reports indicate that on July 5th, 2007, Ms. Larissa Arap, a Russian journalist, opposition activist and member of the United Civil Front, was arrested and has been forcibly interned in a psychiatric hospital where, according to information received, she would be forcefully injected with drugs and … [Read more...]