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Memorial Defends Those Detained during 6 May Events

posted 4 Jul 2012, 00:07 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 4 Jul 2012, 00:08 ]
3 July 2012

Memorial Human Rights Centre

On 6 May 2012 during protests in Moscow over 650 people were detained, the vast majority without any legal basis. They were detained at the Moscow OVD (Department of Internal Affairs) from one to two days. Human Rights Centre Memorial played an active role in gathering information
about the detentions and helping the detainees.

We offered consultations to many of the detainees and defended a several in court.

In her capacity as representative of Human Rights Centre Memorial, lawyer Elizaveta Prikhodina defended Nadir Fattyakhetdinov and Evgeni Frumkin in the Municipal Court No. 100 and Zamoskvoretsky District Court. [Read more]