We should not allow yet another death in pre-trial detention. Activists and experts demand to release Margarita Charikova on bail immediately
March 21st, 2013
Life and health do not count when the Government is tough on drugs. The Moscow pre-trial detention center fails to attend to Margarita Charykova’s needs for medical assistance since the day of her arrest in December 2012. 24 year old Margarita suffers from a severe health condition and her life is at stake. Mikhail Golichenko, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network: “No substantive changes occurred in the area of medical help in pre-trial detention since the death of Sergey Magnitsky.” Anya Sarang, Andrey Rylkov Foundation: “State demonstrates a particular merciless attitude towards Charykova due to the fact that the young lady is accused of drug crime.”
“ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE” – Shadow Report to the UN Committee against Torture in relation to the review of the Fifth Periodic Report of the Russian Federation.
December 12th, 2011
This report was prepared by the Public mechanism for monitoring the drug policy reform in the Russian Federation, chaired by the Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice (www.en.rylkov-fond.org), in cooperation with the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (www.aidslaw.ca) and the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (www.harmreduction.org). The full text of the report you may find […]