Archive for 'Freedom of Assembly'
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 […]
Liberal International, 17.03.2017 In a statement issued excusively for LI, Chair of LI Human Rights Committee and Vice-President on LI Bureau Markus Loening has called for the immediate release of the leader of the Youth Yabloko branch in Stavropol (South Russia) Kiril Bobro.
Press release, 17.10.2016 On October 15, a malefactor broke the window in YABLOKO’s office in Veliky Novgorod and got inside the building.
Press release, 02.06.2016 The YABLOKO activists conducted a one-person picket in support of Article 31 of the Constitution, which grants the right to free assembly, in Vologda, on 31 May.
Press release, 11.04.2016 St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Youth forwarded an appeal to city Ombudsman Alexander Shishlov calling to protect the rights and lawful interests of an underage student.
Statement by the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, 07.04.2016 President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has introduced the draft law “On the Russian National Guard Troops” to the State Duma. If the bill is passed, only one person in the country (even if he is the President) will use his own discretion to decide where […]
YABLOKO succeeded in recalling the bill on prohibition of street actions in main pedestrian street of Nizhny Novgorod
Press release, 31.03.2016 Today, on 31 March, the Lagislative Assembly of the Nizhny Novgorod Region made a decision to cancel consideration of the bill on prohibition of public events at Bolshaya Pokroskaya Ulitsa (the main street of the city) from the agenda.
Press release, 01.03.2016 Today, on 1 March, judge of the Tverskoi District Court Elena Bulgakova has sentenced member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Sergei Mitrokhin to 10.000 rubles fine for participation in a picket for resignation of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Chechnya. Mitrokhin’s lawyer Boris Mamatov will appeal against the decision in the superior court.
Posted: March 3rd, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Human Rights, Street Actions, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
The court sent back for revision the case of detention of Sergei Mitrokhin on the picket for the resignation of the head of the Chechen Republic
Press Release, 11.02.2016 Today, on 11 February, Tverskoi District Court decided to adjourn the hearings on the detention of Sergei Mitrokhin on picket for resignation of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Chechnya, after public threats of the latter to the Russian opposition. The court sent the case back to the police department for revision.
Press Release, 9.02.2016 Today Judge of the Tverskoi District Court, Moscow, has ruled out that Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of the Moscow YABLOKO and member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, who was detained at the rally in defense of the Constitution, was guilty of violation of Paragraph 5 of Article 20.2 of the Administrative Code and […]
Press release, 26.01.2016 Today, on 26 January, the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket demanding to dismiss head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Kirill Bobro and Ivan Tansky participated in the action.
Sergei Mitrokhin: such persons as [head of Chechnya] Karyrov are in great demand with the regime today
Press Release, 26.01.2016 Today, approximately at 12:00, Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, and two YABLOKO activists Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko and Stanislav Belyansky were detained by the President’s Administration during the action for the resignation of head of Administration of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.
Posted: January 27th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press release, 26.01.2016 On 26 January, the activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Similar actions took place in Moscow and Stavropol.
Posted: January 26th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Human Rights, Street Actions, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Video of detention of Sergei Mitrokhin and YABLOKO activists at the picket for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov by the Presidential Administration.
Posted: January 26th, 2016 under Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, YABLOKO Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia.
Press Release, 26.01.2016 UPD. 14:50. Sergei Mitrokhin released. Antonov-Ovseyenko and Belyansky still remain in the police. Mitrokhin accused of violation of the order of organisation of public actions (article 20.2 of the Administrative Violation Code of Russia). UPD. 14:40. The lawyer is not allowed to enter the police department. UPD. 12:40. Journalists are not allowed […]
Press Release, 29.12.2015 Today, Tverskoi Distict Court, Moscow, sentenced Sergei Mitrokhin to a RUR 1,000 fine for a picket in defence of the Russian Constitution. Sergei Mitrokhin was detained at an action in defence of the Constitution on 12 December, the Russian Constituion Day.