21.05.2013

ADC “Memorial” continues its work

Checks of non-commercial organizations in Russia, which have started in late March this year and took more than a month, have consumed a lot of time and energy of the human rights defenders, including the staff of ADC “Memorial”. The…read more

15.05.2013

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