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Commentary on the Growing Number of Convictions under Articles on Incitement to Terrorism and Extremism by SOVA Center
Prosecutorial bias and opacity are the main shortcomings of the legal process under Articles 280 and 205.2 of the Criminal Code.
Brief Report on Inappropriate Use of Anti-Extremist Legislation in January–August 2022
This brief overview focuses on the most important legislative innovations and law enforcement statistics in the field of countering extremism in the period from January to the end of August 2022. Our review is limited only to the part of the legislation and law enforcement practice that we see as leading to excessive restrictions of civil liberties.
Inappropriate Enforcement of Anti-Extremist Legislation in Russia in 2021
This report by Maria Kravchenko is an analytic review of inappropriate enforcement of the anti-extremist legislation based on the SOVA's monitoring conducted in 2021.
"Statutes & Decisions" releases a special issue on anti-extremism and forensic expertise in Russia
The issue features articles by Alexander Verkhovsky, Olga Sibireva and Dmitry Dubrovsky.
Brief Report on Inappropriate Use of Anti-Extremist Legislation in January–September 2021
The following brief review covers the most important legislative innovations and the law enforcement statistics in the field of countering extremism in the period from January to the end of September 2021, that is, in the period before the tallying of the parliamentary election results. Our review is limited only to the part of the legislation and law enforcement practice that we see as leading to an excessive restriction of civil liberties.
Now Extremists. How Alexei Navalny's Supporters May Be Persecuted
An article by Grigory Durnovo of OVD-Info prepared with the assistance of SOVA Center, translated and posted by the “Russian Election Monitor.”
Inappropriate Enforcement of Anti-Extremist Legislation in Russia in 2020
This report by Maria Kravchenko is an analytic review of inappropriate enforcement of the anti-extremist legislation based on the SOVA's monitoring conducted in 2020.
Brief Report on Inappropriate Use of Anti-Extremist Legislation in January–August 2020
The following brief review covers the most important legislative innovations and the law enforcement statistics in the period from January to August 2020. Our review is limited only to the part of the legislation and law enforcement practice that we see as leading to an excessive restriction of civil liberties.
Russian human rights organizations filed a report with the UN Human Rights Committee
Twelve Russian NGOs, including SOVA Center, submitted a brief joint report to the UN Human Rights Committee for preliminary hearings at the upcoming session of the Committee on Russia’s next report on compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. SOVA Center has authored a section on abuses of anti-extremist policies.