“An attempt to ban memory.” Why Russia wants to shut down its top human rights NGO Memorial

Russia has moved one step closer to shut down Memorial, Russia’s most famous human rights organization, accusing it of violating its “foreign agent law” and of “justifying the activities of participants in international extremist and terrorist organizations.” This is hardly the first state assault on the revered organization most widely known for its work on … Continue reading “An attempt to ban memory.” Why Russia wants to shut down its top human rights NGO Memorial