Russian Federation: Joint statement on the case of Igor Sutiagin by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, the Moscow Helsinki Group, and the Public Committee for the Protection of Scientists

Russian Federation: Joint statement on the case of Igor Sutiagin by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, the Moscow Helsinki Group, and the Public Committee for the Protection of Scientists

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Index Number: EUR 46/046/2004
Date Published: 31 May 2004
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, Russian Federation

This is joint statement expresses the great concern at the Moscow City Court's conviction of Igor Sutiagin. It calls for a prompt retrial, to be conducted in accordance with international fair trial standards and for the release of Igor Sutiagin from prison pending retrial. It urges the international community to consistently express concern about Igor Sutiagin's case at the highest level in contacts with the Russian government and also urges the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to actively investigate the case.


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