08/01/2018

Urgent Action: Journalist Accused of “Justification of Terrorism” (Russian Federation: UA 142.18)


Victor Korb, a human rights defender and journalist, is being unjustly prosecuted for “public justification of terrorism” on account of publishing the final statement of the person whose rights he defends. The charges against him should be dropped immediately.

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Victor Korb, a human rights defender and journalist, is being unjustly prosecuted for “public justification of terrorism” on account of publishing the final statement of the person whose rights he defends. The charges against him should be dropped immediately.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging the authorities to immediately drop the charges against Victor Korb as he is being prosecuted solely for the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression as a journalist and human rights defender.

Contact these two officials by 12 September, 2018:  
Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation
Yuriy Yakovlevich Chaika

Prosecutor General’s Office
ul. B. Dmitrovka, dom 15a
Moscow GSP- 3, 125993, Russia
Fax: +7 495 987 58 41 / +7 495 692 17 25
Salutation: Dear Prosecutor General

Ambassador Anatoly Antonov,
Embassy of the Russian Federation
2650 Wisconsin Ave. NW,
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 1 202 298 5700 I Fax: 1 202 298 5735
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @mfa_russia
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

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