Category : Russia
Chechnya: Immediately release human rights defender Oyub Titiev
We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), are deeply concerned at reports of the arrest of Oyub Titiev, head of Human Rights Center Memorial’s Grozny office in Chechnya on highly dubious narcotics charges. We call for his immediate and unconditional release and dropping of all charges. Titiev is highly respected in the international human […]
Broadcasting liberty across Europe
From broadcasting uprisings to employing Russian spies, Radio Free Europe brings news to poorly served regions. Sally Gimson looks at the station’s history and asks if it is still needed today.
The revolution will be dramatised
David Aaronovitch argues in the summer 2017 issue of Index on Censorship magazine that historical drama can also be manipulative when it ignores details of the past