Date: 4 days ago   Category: Politics

Boris's award Nemtsova-2019: Even strong people need support

On the fourth award ceremony in Bonn spoke about the become tougher prosecutions of dissidents in the Russian Federation, an enormous role of civil society and Ivan Golunov's history. Report of DW.

the Fourth award ceremony of Fund of Boris Nemtsov for courage opened the video with frames of detentions and beatings of participants of the uncoordinated peaceful action which took place on the Russia Day on June 12 and initially planned as a march in support of the arrested correspondent of "Jellyfish" Ivan Golunov. The finalist of an award, the founder of the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) Alexei Navalny became one of more than 500 detained participants of the action.

"In the beginning I planned to put on a t-shirt with an inscription" I/we are Ivan Golunov, - the director of fund Olga Shorina said from a scene, opening an awards ceremony. - But Ivan Golunov was released so on my t-shirt the inscription "I/we Are Leonid Volkov", in support of the employee of FBK who was arrested for the next 15 days. And today I would like to add to this inscription "I/we Are Alexei Navalny".

Editor-in-chief of Mediazona: Tortures in Russia remain unpunished

the Name of Ivan Golunov detained on fabricated charge of drug trafficking and released thanks to enormous public solidarity and support was repeatedly mentioned by participants of a ceremony. "Golunov's history became history of all civil society in Russia", - from these words of the beginnings the performance the editor-in-chief of online edition "Mediazona" Sergey Smirnov. He with bitterness noticed that recently in Russia continuous approach to the rights and freedoms of citizens is observed, and with those who take to the streets, the authorities speak language of repressions.

the Main subject of a speech of the editor-in-chief of the edition which writes about human rights violations, trials and the Russian penal system became tortures by means of which power bodies beat out indications from detainees. Constrained, sometimes even the passionless tone of Smirnov standing on a tribune in the "I/we Are Ivan Golunov" t-shirt sharply contrasted with descriptions of terrible mockeries at arrested and prisoners.

"In Russia almost nobody ever bears responsibility for use of violence", - Sergey Smirnov noted. It expressed confidence that nobody will bear responsibility and for use of violence to protesters during the action in Moscow on June 12, and beatings of peace participants of a march will be recognized as lawful. "The only thing that we can make, is endlessly about it to speak, write and demand to release all who were detained", - Sergey Smirnov finished the speech.

to Troy from five finalists - under guards
Besides Alexei Navalny, finalists of an award became the head of the Chechen office of Oyub Titiyev Memorial human rights organization, the human rights activist and the head of the Karelian office of society ""Memorial" Yury Dmitriyev, the activist of the Libertarian Party of Russia Mikhail Svetov and the current winner of Anastasius Shevchenko this time - the political activist, the member of council оп



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