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Closing the Door: the challenge facing activists from the former Soviet Union seeking asylum or refuge

The challenge facing activists from the former Soviet Union seeking asylum or refuge.

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Exporting Repression

Authoritarian governments are increasingly seeking to spread their values beyond their borders and put pressure their opponents abroad. Regimes are learning from each other new ways to restrict the freedoms of their citizens and are collaborating to crack down on perceived trouble makers.

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Spotlight on Chechnya: Kadyrov’s crackdown on human rights

The Foreign Policy Centre and Civil Rights Defenders are organising an important seminar to shine a spotlight on the deteriorating human rights situation in the Russian Republic of Chechnya. Since coming to power in 2007 the Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has imposed order in the wake of two bloody wars with Russia through a mix of lavish spending and the establishment of a brutal local dictatorship. Chechnya has long been ...

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Speakers
  • Lana Estemirova, daughter of murdered  human rights activist Natalia Estemirova
  • Oleg Orlov, Head of the ‘Hot Spots’ program, Memorial
  • Olga Sadovskaja, Deputy Head, Committee Against Torture
  • Chair: Stephen Doughty MP, Member for Cardiff South and Penarth
When
February 20th 2018
6pm-7.30pm
Where

Committee Room 11, House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA

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