ADC “Memorial” has received decision of the the judge of the 8th court department O.Glushanok dated May 27, 2013 on the return of the materials on administrative case No. 5-221/2013-8

The judge has ruled that decision No.35-78-2013 on administrative violation dated April 30, 2013 contains considerable deficiencies, which cannot be corrected in the course of the consideration of the case. This decision confirms the position of the private charity association…read more


Press Release ADC “Memorial”: A United Nations human rights report became the official basis for the prosecution of ADC “Memorial” as a foreign agent NGO : the “principles of the prohibition of torture” was perceived as a “calling to oppose the curent power”

The attorney from the Admiralty district of St. Petersburg saw signs of “a call against the current government and state structures” in the November 2012 human rights report of the UN Committee against Torture. As evidence, prosecutors quoted multiple times…read more