Archive for 'Freedom of Assembly'
Press Release, 13.12.2015 Two activists of the YABLOKO party detained yesterday in Pushkin Square during the action in defense of the Constitution, remain in the Meshchansky police department. Police arrested them for 48 hours before the trial, which will be held tomorrow, on 14 December. The camera does not have any mattresses to sleep on.
12.12.2015 LI Vice President on the Bureau Robert Woodthorpe Browne MBE strongly condemned the news that the Russian authorities yet again arrested Sergey Mitrokhin, leader of Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko, alongside 11 party collegues, while peacefully commemorating Russian Constitution day.
12.12.2015 Sergei Mitrokhin and five other activists will be kept in the police cells until Monday like criminals due to their participation in one-person pickets in defence of the Russian Constitution. Then will be transported to court, the judge will make a decision on the punishment.
Press release, 12.12.2015 UPD. 15:00. Lawyer Sergei Susymov was allowed to see Sergei Mitrokhin 14:30. Police Officer in the police Department Tverskoye uses different pretext so that not to let Alexei Susyumov, Sergei Mitrokhin’s lawyer, to see the arrested. The police officer said that there was no Mitrokhin among the arrested. 14:00. Police does not allow […]
Press release, 12.12.2015 Today, on 12 December, the day of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has been arrested by police at the action in defence of the Russian Constitution in Pushkin Square. Police also arrested YABLOKO’s Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko, Grigory Semyonov, Igor Bakirov and other YABLOKO and civil activists – 12 […]
Blog post by Sergei Mitrokhin, 10.12.2015 These days we are celebrating a glorious albeit partially tragic jubilee. Act of Bravery. 1965 On the 5th of December it turned exactly 50 years since the day when a large group of human rights defenders came out to Pushkin Square in order to protect the fundamental law of […]
Press Release, 09.12.2015 On 12 December, the day of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, YABLOKO will hold pickets in Pushkin Square in defense of the country’s fundamental law. The Soviet dissidents held their first rally in defense of the Constitution in this square in December 1965. YABLOKO party leader Sergei Mitrokhin will take part […]
Statement by the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Youth, 08.12.2015 On December 7, a precedent was set within the Russian legal system – the court passed the sentence against civil activist Ilgar Dadin for participating in four pickets, three of them were one-person pickets [according to the law, one-person picketing do not need authorisation]. On the […]
Press Release, 08.12.2015 The Moscow authorities denied the YABLOKO the permission to conduct a picket to mark the Constitution Day (the 12th of December) in Pushkin Square in the centre of Moscow.
Sergei Mitrokhin demands to investigate detention of an architect at the event organized to commemorate 120th birthday of great Russian poet Sergei Yesenin
Press Release, 03.10.2015 On 3 October, on the day of celebration of the 120th anniversary of great Russian poet Sergei Yesenin in his hometown Konstantinovo, police detained Valentin Gavrilov, 77, honorable architect of Russia and a person who survived the siege of Leningrad in 1941 – 1944. Gavrilov was charged with resisting the police and […]
Press release, 30.07.2015 Today street musicians conducted a series of one-person picketing against the restriction of artistic expression. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin supported them.
YABLOKO intends to hold a mass protest action against the expansion of the powers of the law enforcement
Ekho Moskvi radio station, 24.07.2015 In September YABLOKO intends to hold a mass protest action against the legislative initiatives to expand the powers of the law enforcement. Such a statement was made by party leader Sergei Mitrokhin at the Ekho Moskvi radio station.
Press release, 26.02.2015 On March 1 YABLOKO will conduct an antiwar action under the slogan “No war with Ukraine” at Tverskaya Street, Moscow.
Open letter to Sergei Sobyanin, Moscow Mayor, and collection of signatures on change.org, 20.02.2015 Tomorrow a progovermnet “Anti-Maidan” rally will take place at the Revolution Square, near the Kremlin. The action has got a permission by the Moscow authorities. Today, the Mayor’s Office denied the opposition forces the opportunity to hold a demonstration on the […]
Criminal case in connection with beating of Peace March participants in Kaliningrad hasn’t been filed yet
Press Release, 02.09.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin forwarded an appeal to head of the Kaliningrad Regional Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Evgeny Martynov demanding to file a criminal case against those who beat the participants of the Peace March which took place in Kaliningrad and to take the case under personal control.
Press Release, 22.09.2014 The provocateurs tried to sabotage picketing organised by the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO in support of Peace March on September 21. About 40 aggressive young men met YABLOKO activists by the entrance to YABLOKO office where the prepration for the picket was to take place from 03.00 pm till 04.00 pm. “One […]
Youth YABLOKO activists in Stavropol and Vladikavkaz detained for one-person picketing in support of Bolotnaya rally prisoners
Press Release, 19.06.2014 On the threshold of the court hearings of the appeal on the “first wave” of the Bolotnaya Square rally case the activists of Youth YABLOKO from the Krasnodar Territory, North Ossetia, Stavropol, Ekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow conducted a series of one-person pickets in support of the Bolotnaya prisoners.
Youth YABLOKO activists Alan Alikov from North Ossetia and Kirill Bobro from the Stavropol Region were detained by police today during one-person pickets in support of the prisoners of the Bolotnaya rally case. One-person pickets do not need any permits from the authorities, thus arrests were absolutely unlawful.
Press Release, 18.06.2014 The activists of Moscow Youth YABLOKO conducted one-person picketing in support of the Bolotnaya Square rally case prisoners outside the Moscow City Court. The action was conducted on the threashold of the court hearings of the appeal on the “first wave” of the Bolotanaya rally case. Youth YABLOKO activists from the Krasnodar […]
Announcement, 17.06.2014 On Wednesday, June 18, Youth YABLOKO activists from Moscow, the Krasnodar Territory, Nizhni Novgorod, North Ossetia and other Russia’s regions will conduct a series of one-person pickets in support of Bolotnaya rally case prisoners. The action will take place on the threashold of the court hearings of the appeal on the “first wave” […]