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Hearing on extension of pre-trial detention of Aleksandra Skochilenko [Russia]

St. Petersburg. Russia. On May 30, the St. Petersburg District Court extended the pre-trial detention of Aleksandra Skochilenko until July 1. The defense submitted a character description of her and documents on her health and ability to serve house arrest, which the judge added to the file but did not consider.

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St. Petersburg: “My heart is bleeding” [Russia]

In St. Petersburg there was an action against the war in Ukraine today. A woman in a white dress doused herself with red paint and chanted “My heart is bleeding.”

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Russian territory: 18 Years in Prison for Being Tortured by the FSB

Russian territory. The state prosecutor has asked the Volga District Military Court to sentence the five defendants in the Penza portion of the Network Case to between six and eighteen years in prison, according to a member of the campaign to support the defendants who was present in the courtroom.

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St. Petersburg, #Russia: Rally against torture

St Petersburg: about 400 people took part in the rally against torture of prisoners in Russia: an impressive turn out for a country where brutal political repression is a norm. The event was organized by the St. Petersburg solidarity group with anarchists and anti-fascists arrested and tortured by the Russian state.

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