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Russia - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (20.03.19)

Q : The head of the Russian NGO Memorial in Chechnya, Oyub Titiev, has been sentenced to four years in a penal colony. France had called on Russia to guarantee him a “fair trial.” What is your response following the handing down of this sentence?
A : Oyub Titiev, the head of the human rights NGO Memorial in Chechnya, winner of the 2018 French-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law, was sentenced to four years in prison on March 18 by a court in the town of Shali in Chechnya. (…)

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