Krasnodar region

April 24, 2017 15:16

  • Navalny supporter from Sochi complains about persecution to ECtHR

    Legal representatives of Vitaly Nebieridze, a Sochi activist, who has served his eight-day arrest on charges of organizing an anti-corruption rally, found a violation of his rights in authorities’ actions and filed a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

April 21, 2017 18:33

  • Sochi Cossack Fetisov convicted for five years

    The Adler District Court of Sochi has sentenced the Cossack Sergey Fetisov, accused of a fraud, to five years in a general-security colony. It took the judge only ten minutes to draw up the verdict, which means that it was agreed in advance, the defence believes.

April 21, 2017 16:50

  • HRW sharply condemns judgement on Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international human rights organization, has found the decision of the Russia’s Supreme Court (SC) to ban the Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia and local religious organizations to be a severe blow to the freedom of conscience.

April 21, 2017 14:35

  • EU stands up for Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    The European External Affairs Service (EU diplomatic service) has stated that Jehovah's Witnesses, like other religious organizations, "should be able to peacefully hold meetings, as it is guaranteed by the Russian Constitution, international obligations of Russia and international human rights standards." This was a reaction of the European External Affairs Service to a court's decision in Russia on the liquidation of the organization.

April 20, 2017 20:27

  • Jehovah's Witnesses treat SC’s verdict as biased

    The Supreme Court (SC) of Russia has made a mistake by approving the liquidation of the Administrative Centre and local organizations of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia. This decision will be appealed against, the representative of the Centre and advocates have stated.

April 20, 2017 17:05

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April 19, 2017 14:31

  • Darya Polyudova denied CER because of guilt non-recognition

    The Leninsky District Court of Novorossiysk has rejected the application for conditional early relief (CER) lodged by the Kuban activist Darya Polyudova, who is serving her tern in the Novorossiysk colony on charges of extremism. Her defence will appeal against the judgement.

April 19, 2017 13:32

  • Jehovah's Witnesses refute accusations of financing extremism

    Today, at the trial on the liquidation of the Administrative Centre of Jehovah's Witnesses' in Russia as an extremist organization, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has presented documents on the Centre’s finances and stated that money was spent on extremism; however, was not able to justify its assertions.

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