Russian authorities unlawfully dispersed protests held in support of Bolotnaya Square accused, European Court rules
29.10.20: The European Court of Human Rights has found, in three separate judgments in October,[i] that Russia violated protestors’ freedom of assembly when police made arrests at public gatherings held in support of defendants accused in the Bolotnaya Square case.
Russian anti-extremist law gave prosecutors “unfettered power” to sanction Novorossiysk human rights defenders
22.10.20: The European Court of Human Rights found that Russia’s anti-extremist legislation failed to safeguard the free expression of two Novorossiysk human rights defenders who were sanctioned following a public protest in 2009.
European Court of Human Rights finds Russia responsible for disappearance and presumed death of Ingush woman
15.10.20: The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia was responsible for the disappearance and presumed death of an Ingush woman who was abducted by state agents in North Ossetia in 2010.