Hands off Memorial!

On 11 November 2021 it was announced that the Russian Prosecutor General had filed an administrative lawsuit with the Supreme Court seeking to abolish the International Memorial NGO, which was declared a “foreign agent” in October 2016. It also became known that the Moscow City Prosecutor’s office had filed a similar case with the Moscow City Court requesting that the Memorial Human Rights Centre (branded a “foreign agent” since 2014) also be dissolved …

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Statements in support of Memorial:

Russian authorities move to shut down a Human Rights giant (joint declaration)

Statement by the EU High Representative Josep Borrell on legal steps against NGO Memorial

US Secretary of State Blinken

Statement by the German Minister of Foreign Affairs (in GERMAN)

Statements by the EU Commission and the Council of Europe

Statement by the Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs

Declaration by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Statement by the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs

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