Russian Federation: Jailed for playing Pokemon go in church: Ruslan Sokolovsky

Index Number: EUR 46/4777/2016

Ruslan Sokolovsky, a 21-year-old law student and well-known atheist blogger from Yekaterinburg, Russia, is currently in pre-trial detention facing up to five years’ imprisonment for a video he published showing himself playing Pokemon GO in a church. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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