16 March 2012
Memorial Human Rights Centre
On February, 17th, a round table «Political prisoners in modern Russia. Issues and approaches» took place in «Memorial». Speakers were Oleg Orlov (HRC «Memorial»), Sergey Davidis (HRC «Memorial», Union of solidarity with political prisoners), Friederike Behr («Amnesty International»), Natalia Kholmogorova («Russian Social Movement»), Alexander Cherkasov (HRC «Memorial»), Zoya Svetova («The New Times»). Other participants in the discussion included Valeriy Borschev, Valentin Gefter, Alexander Verkhovskiy, Vera Vasilieva, Sergey Kovalev, Alexandre Daniel, Maksim Gromov and others took part in discussions.
We call your attention to the full texts and video of speeches of round table (in Russian): http://www.memo.ru/2012/03/14/1403121.html
An English version will be presented soon.
/March 16, 2012/