Russia: Fraud charges against Aleksei Navalny are arbitrary and politically motivated

Amnesty International has reviewed materials related to the new criminal charges of fraud against prisoner of conscience Aleksei Navalny, which are being examined by the Lefortovo District Court of Moscow. We conclude that this prosecution is politically motivated and based on arbitrary application of law. The charges strive to criminalize his own and his colleagues’ peaceful and legitimate anti-corruption and political activism.

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