Russia human rights: Top court set to rule on dissolving prominent NGO

 Russia's Supreme Court reconvened on Tuesday to hear a request to shut down Memorial, the country's most prominent rights group and a pillar of its civil society. In court for alleged violations of its designation as a "foreign agent", Memorial is facing its biggest threat since it was founded by Soviet dissidents, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Andrei Sakharov, in 1989.

Source: https://www.france24.com/en/video/20211214-russia-human-rights-top-court-set-to-rule-on-dissolving-prominent-ngo

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