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Agora Report: Harassment of Civic Activists in Russia in 2012

posted 17 Feb 2013, 10:09 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 17 Feb 2013, 12:31 ]
12 February 2013

By Agora Human Rights Association 


A non-governmental report

In this report Agora Human Rights Association presents the results of the monitoring it has conducted of the harassment of civic activists in Russia in 2012. Last year Agora recorded over 500 public protests in 60 regions in Russia, resulting in the arrest of more than 5000 participants. Agora’s legal team registered 42 criminal prosecutions against civic activists, three murders, 27 attacks and 38 searches. [Read more]