Hands off Memorial!

On 11 November 2021 it was announced that the Russian prosecutor general has filed an administrative lawsuit with the Supreme Court seeking to liquidate the charitable organisations of the international historical and educational NGO International Memorial that had been previously declared “foreign agents” (https://www.memo.ru/en-us) and that the Moscow city prosecutors have filed an identical case with the Moscow city court requesting the Memorial Human Rights Centre to be liquidated (https://memohrc.org/en) …

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Statements in support of Memorial from international and Russian organisations:

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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