On June 23, 2021 the Moscow District Court in Nizhnii Novgorod extended Mikhail Iosilevich’s arbitrary detention until August 28, 2021. His trial may start in September. He is accused of cooperation with an “undesirable” organization, a “crime” punishable by up to six years’ imprisonment. Mikhail Iosilevich is being targeted for peacefully exercising his rights to freedom of expression and association. Charges against him must be dropped and he must be immediately released.TAKE ACTION:
- Please take action as-soon-as possible. This Urgent Action expires on September 16, 2021.
- Write a letter in your own words or using the sample below as a guide to one or both government officials listed. You can also email, fax, call or Tweet them.
- Click here to let us know the actions you took on Urgent Action 34.21. It’s important to report because we share the total number with the officials we are trying to persuade and the people we are trying to help.