A planned remembrance gathering on January 19 in honour of slain Sevastopol journalist Anastasia Baburova and Russian lawyer Stanislav Markelov was disrupted on January 19 by thugs from the far-right C14 group. Civic activists monitoring the police officers’ failure to protect people at a peaceful gathering believe that their behaviour indicates disturbing bias. Markelov and Baburova were […]
What happens when you are declared an enemy of the state simply for making art? In this blazing contemporary new work, Belarus Free Theatre combines forces with Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina to share stories of persecuted artists, living under dictatorship, who will not be silenced. Video from Belarus Free Theatre 10.09.2016 р.
A prize-giving ceremony of Democracy Defender Award-2016 took place in the premises of OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. The award was granted to Oleksandra Matviychuk, human rights activist from Ukraine, for “her exclusive contribution into democracy promotion and human rights protection”. This award initiative belongs to 17 OSCE delegations, in particular of Canada, Denmark, Montenegro, Netherlands, Sweden, […]