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Next Hearing in the Case of Oleg Orlov to Take Place Tomorrow, January 13

posted 12 Jan 2011, 07:43 by Rights in Russia
13 January 2011
Memorial Human Rights Centre
Translation by Memorial
Tomorrow, on January 13, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., the next court hearing in the trial against Oleg Orlov, head of Memorial Human Rights Center's council, who is accused of libel, will take place.

Defense witnesses Grigoriy Shvedov, editor of the internet portal "Caucasian Knot" ("Kavkazskiy uzel"), Aleksander Mnatsakanyan, expert on the North Caucasus, and Igor Kalyapin, head of the "Committee against torture" ("Komitet protiv pytok") and coordinator of the United mobile groups of human rights organisations in the Republic of Chechnya.

The hearing will take place in the court district No. 363 of Moscow's Khamovniki district (1905 year street, 4, bld. 1).

Comments of HRC "Memorial" on past hearings, full transcriptions of these, as well as other materials on criminal and civil cases can be found on the HRC "Memorial" website (in Russian and English:

January 12, 2011

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