Archive for 'Human Rights'
YABLOKO activist attacked in Moscow. She was doused with unknown chemical which caused her chemical burns of face and eyes
Interfax, 28.04.2017 UPD. Sergei Mitrokhin sent an appeal addressed to the chief of the Chief Department of the Ministry of Interior for Moscow, Major-General Oleg Baranov. According to Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, an unidentified person attacked YABLOKO activist Natalia Fyodorova by her house in Moscow and doused her with some […]
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 14.04.2017 The Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO is seriously concerned about the threats of physical violence from the Chechen Republic after the publication in Novaya Gazeta [on violence and murders of LGBT people in Chechnya].
Liberal International, 13.04.2017 Following news that there have been mass killings and targetter represessions against LGBTI people in Chechnya, the Chairman of LI LGBTI Rights Working Group Frank Van Dalen has called for international condemnation of the barbaric actions of the Russian government.
Statement by YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee 12.04.2017 It is already three years that famous scholar Yury Pivovarov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, has been under investigation, although the absurdity of the cases against him is obvious.
An interview with Nikolai Rybakov, 06.04.2017 A correspondent of the RBC Novosibirsk Media Agency interviewed Yabloko Deputy Chair Nikolai Rybakov – Nikolai Igorevich, you were present at the rally against the construction of the landfill site. What do you think about the action? – One can see that people realise what they are fighting for. […]
ALDE, 06.04.2017 The Liberal and Democrat Group in the European Parliament strongly condemns the violent actions of the Chechen government, as several people are reportedly feared dead and over a hundred jailed, following violent raids held across the country.
LYMEC and IFLRY, 06.04.2017 LYMEC and IFLRY strongly condemn the persecution of members of the LGBT community in Chechnya and calls on the Russian authorities to act for the safety and justice of sexual minorities in Chechnya.
Press Release, 05.04.2017 Alexander Shishlov was elected for the post of St.Petersburg Ombudsman for another term. His candidacy was supported by 47 deputies of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly.The Bureau of the St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO and the party faction in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg supported the nomination of Alexander Shishlov, Human Rights […]
Posted: April 5th, 2017 under Human Rights, YABLOKO's faction in St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly.
Statement by the Yabloko party, 02.04.2017 There are different reports that in response to the intention of LGBT activists from the central part of Russia to hold public actions in the North Caucasus a violent wave of reprisals against these minorities spread through the Chechen Republic so that a large number of LGBT representatives were […]
Statement by Yabloko Bureau, 01.04.2017 On 30-31 March, there appeared information on political protest actions calling the citizens “to risk their freedom and even life”. They say that “there is no alternative”. Such calls is a dangerous provocation which will turn out into bloodshed, loss of life and deterioration of the living conditions in Russia.
Lev Shlosberg calls on Public Prosecutor to check the actions of officials who refused to give a permission for an anti-corruption rally in Pskov
Press Release, 31.03.2017 Lev Shlosberg, MP of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly (the Yabloko faction) sent a request to the Public Prosecutor of the Pskov Region Sergei Belov demanding to take measures of the prosecutor’s response against the officials of the Administration of the Pskov Region who refused to give a permission for an anti-corruption […]
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The fact that people came out into the streets protesting is not a threat to the state yet, but Russia’s hope for the future”
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The fact that people came out into the streets protesting is not a threat to the state yet, but Russia’s hope for the future” Grigory Yavlinsky FB post, 30.03.2017 The fact that people came out into the streets protesting against lies, theft, meanness and irresponsibility of the authorities is not a threat to the […]
Interfax, 30.03.2017 Yevgeny Bunimovich, Ombudsman for Children in Moscow and member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, believes that police, teachers and parents should not intimidate teenagers who have exercised their right to express their opinion, the Interfax news agency reported.
Press Release, 30.03.2017 The organizer of the rally in Stavropol is beaten and a participant in the action in Rostov-on-Don is fined.
Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee, 27.03.2017 Over 24 hours have passed since the detention of hundreds of people in the center of Moscow [during a mass-scale non-permitted protest action]. Many still remain in custody.
Press Release, 28.03.2017 The party renders legal assistance to protesters in Moscow and Russian regions. On 26 March, demonstrations and rallies against corruption were held across the country, many of such actions ended in the detention of participants. Moscow demonstrated a record high number of detainees – over 1,000 people. There is a large number […]
Emilia Slabunova’s Facebook post, 21.03.2017 The court arrested Kirill Bobro, an activist of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth, for two months. He is a young, active, talented, promising man… [He is persecuted] because he had an opinion of his own and expressed it openly, he held protest actions against corruption and actions to commemorate […]
Press release, 21.03.2017 ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP and IFLRY demand to release Kirill Bobro, Chairman of the Stavropol branch of Yabloko Youth.
21.03.2017 ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP: “I join the call for the immediate release of youth activist Kirill Bobro of ALDE Party’s Russia member Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko, who has been detained for two months on fake charges and risks many years of imprisonment. He and his activists have been very active […]
The court refused to take into account the facts that Kirill Bobro has a little son and that YABLOKO is ready to put up bail for him Press release, 20.03.2017 On 20 March, Stavropol’s Leninsky District Court arrested Kirill Bobro, Chairman of the Yabloko Youth branch in Stavropol, for two months. He is accused of […]