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Evening of absurdity: a concert in support of Andrei Kutuzov was in Tyumen

We were born to make come true Kafka (Bahchanyan VA)

In the evening on December 10 in Tyumen cafe "books" was a concert in support of a well-known civic activist Andrey Kutuzov party "Autonomous Action, accused the FSB of distributing" extremist leaflets. Dec. 14 to begin the court in this case. Educated public accusation is false and sucked from the finger. People who know Andrew personally or by his active work, decided to organize themselves and express their solidarity with him through the recital.Here's what came of it.

Direct Help: Chita antifascists in need of solidarity

On September, 12th, 2010 in Chita (Zabaikalskiy kray, Eastern Siberia) fight of local nazis with unknown persons has occurred, during fight nazis have received damages.

In the beginning of November agents of the Extremism department have spent searches in houses of FC Chita's fans, explaining it that nazis have written the application. Computers, football banners have been confiscated. But there is no application from nazies! This application, as well as statements of nazies, haven't been shown neither lawyers, nor suspects.

In Tyumen, held a preliminary court hearing in the case of Andrey Kutuzov

November 25 in Tyumen, held a preliminary court hearing on the case participant "Autonomous Action" Andrey Kutuzov, who was accused of producing and distributing "extremist" leaflets. Judge Garipova did only one thing: admitted the positive characteristics for Andrew and places of work and residence. The defense petition, but the judge dismissed them, saying that the application will be considered later in the course of the case on its merits.

The call to the international days of united actions in support of belarus anarchists

In connection with the situation about repression of anarchists and social activists getting worse WE – anarchists, friends and nearests of repressed ones – are calling you to take part in Days of Solidarity with belarus Anarchists on the 10-13ths of December 2010. We consider that only international protests against repressions of independent activists trying to change things in Belarus for the better are able to make Lukashenko give the go-ahead to stop mass arrests and to close political cases of Dedok, Frantskevich and Vetkin.

YSU students have announced a rally of solidarity with Nicholas Dedkov

Students of the European Humanities University and the Youth Initiative StudAlliance announced an indefinite campaign of solidarity with the student at YSU Nicholas Dedkov, which is already two and a half months is held in custody. About this BelaPAN reported in the press service StudAlliance.

Jock Palfreeman's murder case adjourned in Bulgaria

SMALL but significant steps have been made towards possible freedom for a young Australian man sentenced to 20 years in a Bulgarian jail.

Paul "Jock" Palfreeman, who grew up in Mosman, was last year found guilty of murdering Bulgarian law student Andrei Monov, 20, and severely wounding Anton Zahariev, 19, during a drunken brawl on December 28, 2007 in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

On the Day of the political prisoner in Krasnodar supported Khimki hostages

October 30 in Krasnodar had to pass a picket in memory of victims of political repression. Notice of the shares was transferred to the organizers of the local administration. Under the ridiculous pretext officials refused to agree on actions (banned it), citing the absence of the city address the rally. Despite the prohibition of unlawful government and realizing their right to freedom of assembly and notification procedures for public events, protesters gathered in the square of Marshal Zhukov, holding posters on the past and present political repression in Russia.

Victory over the factory, "the October police department of Ufa"

Production association of political persecution of social activists from the October police department of Ufa today suffered a complete defeat. Goods in the form of roughly fabricated administrative case against the activists of Autonomous Action Amir Kurbanov was rejected by a magistrate and the proceedings dismissed for lack of evidence.

Global action day 2.0

November 12–15, 2010: New International Days of Action

We Demand that the Russian Authorities Close the Khimki Case and Drop All Charges against Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov

In late October 2010, Russian social activists Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov were released from police custody on their own recognizance by the Khimki Municipal Court. They had been arrested a day after a protest in defense of the Khimki Forest on July 28, 2010. Now they are free pending trial, but the criminal case against them has not been closed. They have been formally charged with disorderly conduct, and if convicted, they could be sentenced to up to seven years in prison.

Khimki prosecutors failed again to detain Max Solopova

Today, 29 October, the Moscow Regional Court considered the cassation representation Khimkinskaya prosecutors. Investigators in the criminal case of an attack on the administration of Khimki complained that on October 18 Khimki court, after the abolition of the district court of its next decision on the extension of detention Solopova, refused to grant the application of the investigation and released by Max on his own recognizance. The investigation believes that Solopova must be left in jail because he can make a repeat offender, to put pressure on witnesses, escape from custody.

News on the case of Alexei Sokolov

In mid-November in the case of human rights activist will be filed an application for parole. Protecting Alexei Sokolov have already started to prepare for it. Before considering the case on parole will be held rallies in support, as in Yekaterinburg, and in other cities. We encourage you to participate in support of Alexis.

New address became known political prisoner Alexei Sokolov

Finally became known address human rights activist and now a political prisoner, . August 25, 2010 on human rights Orders received from the Federal Penitentiary Service, was illegally sent to serve his sentence in the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

Alexei Gaskarov Released from Police Custody by the Khimki Municipal Court

On October 22, Alexei Gaskarov was released from police custody in a Khimki municipal courtroom. Judge Svetlana Galanova made the decision to release Gaskarov on his own recognizance, ignoring an appeal from the prosecution to leave him in police custody. Alexei reacted by saying that he had not expected this decision because he has no faith in the Russian justice system.

In Yekaterinburg, near the offices of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus held a rally of solidarity with the Belarusian anarchist

Today in the 17-40 anarchists and human rights activists in Yekaterinburg and Tyumen gathered near the Mission of Belarus to Yekaterinburg to protest harassment of Belarusian anarchist and social activist. Participants of the rally stretched the 10-meter banner in the Belarusian language "Will belaruskim anarhistam!" And distributed leaflets. Leaflets include information on prosecution and detention of activists in Belarus and called for solidarity with the prisoners.

Khimki town court released Maxim Solopov from the arrest

Максим Солопов

Khimki town court has ruled to change the pre-trial restriction for Maxim Solopov from arrest to a written pledge not to leave town. The court lasted from 11 am to 4 pm today, October 18, with a three-hour break for preparation of the court ruling. Judge Svetlana Galanova has ruled to release Maxim Solopov from the arrest immediately in the court room.

October 14-20. Days of common solidarity actions near Belarusian Embassies

Since the beginning of September 2010 the social activists in Belarus face with unprecedented pressure. After the attempt of the arson at the Russian Embassy on the night of August 31, 2010 and the start of the presidential campaign, around hundred of social activists from different cities (Grodno, Brest, Gomiel, Minsk and Soligorsk) have passed through ‘talks’, interrogations at the KGB, house-raids and arrests, some of them are still detained. T

The Moscow Regional Court quashed the decision of Khimki city court to extend the detention of anti-fascist Maxim Solopova

According to information distributed by the Campaign for freedom to  Khimki hostages , October 8, a panel of judges of the Moscow regional court, chaired by Dmitry Bobkov partially upheld the complaint lawyer Maxim Solopova Yuri Eronina and annulled the decision of Khimki city court to extend the detention of Maxim Solopova until November 29, 2010. Khimki city the court must in time until October 20 to re-consider whether the content Solopova custody.

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