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Viasna and August –10 Years Later

I remember August 2011 as the month my friend and colleague Ales Bialiatski, a human rights defender and director of the Belarussian Viasna Human Rights Centre, was arrested. Bialiatski was immediately recognized as a political prisoner being prosecuted for this human...
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Alluvial Gold Mining is Destroying the Life of the Indigenous Peoples of the Taiga

This report describes the catastrophic consequences of gold mining and violations of the rights of the Shor – a small Indigenous people living in the southwestern area of the Republic of Khakassia and in southern Kemerovo Oblast. Placer gold mining destroys...

I Won’t Have Any Life Without This Land”: Violations of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Resulting from Coal Mining

The open-pit coal mining inflicts irreparable harm to the traditional territories of the Khakas, Shor, and Teleut peoples in Khakasia and Kemerovo Province which makes impossible the traditional relations with the environment and threatens identity, culture, and languages of the...

LGBTI+ in the region of Central Asia: repressions, discrimination, exclusion

Human rights report ADC Memorial with the participation: Кyrgyz Indigo, Human & Art, Kok.Team, Uzbekistan LGBTIQ IG «Equality», IG OAT Kurtuluş and with the support: IG Safe Space, Trans*Coalition in the Post-Soviet Space. ADC Memorial thanks Human Right defenders, activists,...
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The Tenth Story: A different life…

The tenth and final story in Yana Tannagasheva’s project “Coal is killing us” is about what should replace the barbaric coal mining in the Kuzbass region. “My tenth and final story about coal titled “A Different Life…” A different life;...
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The Tenth Story: A different life…
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The Ninth Story: Coal and Сlimate Сhange
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The Eighth Story: Persecution and Threats
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