A supporter of the human rights group International Memorial outside a court building. Photo: Reuters
A supporter of the human rights group International Memorial outside a court building. Photo: Reuters
Russia

Russian court orders shutdown of prominent human rights group

  • The group rose to prominence for its studies of political repression in the Soviet Union and encompasses more than 50 smaller groups in Russia and abroad
  • ‘The decision to shut down International Memorial is a grave insult to victims of the Russian Gulag …,’ said Amnesty International

Topic |   Russia
A supporter of the human rights group International Memorial outside a court building. Photo: Reuters
A supporter of the human rights group International Memorial outside a court building. Photo: Reuters
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