More in State Repression
As we all on 6th commemorate the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing JMACC (Jharkhand Mines Area Coordination Committee) and JOSH (Jharkhandis Organisation for Struggling Humans) activist are burying one of their senior activist. Salku Chaki 32 father of three small children was brutally murdered on 4th August.
Russian anti-nuke group EcoDefence officially branded “foreign agent”: protest statement from Vice-Chair Vladimir Slivyak
On July 21, Russian government included Ecodefense to the list of “foreign agents” along with four most prominent Russian human rights groups.
Ecodefense will never agree to the “foreign agent” status. We know that Russian courts almost always side with the state, and we do not entertain high hopes for a just decision when we face these charges in court. But some little hope we do hold out – and we will fight to continue our work in Russia. Too severe is Russia’s environmental situation, and too much is left to do yet to abandon this fight.