Front Line Defenders: "Front Line Defenders is deeply concerned about the threats against human rights journalist Gregory Shvedov, which it believes to be related to his legitimate and peaceful human rights work"

posted 10 Jan 2017, 09:06 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 10 Jan 2017, 09:09 ]
"Front Line Defenders is deeply concerned about the threats against human rights journalist Gregory Shvedov, which it believes to be related to his legitimate and peaceful human rights work. Front Line Defenders urges the authorities of the Russian Federation to:
1. Carry out an immediate, thorough and impartial investigation into the threats against Gregory Shvedov, with a view to publishing the results and bringing those responsible to justice in accordance with international standards;
2. Take all necessary measures to guarantee the physical and psychological integrity and security of Gregory Shvedov;
3. Guarantee in all circumstances that all human rights defenders in Russia are able to carry out their legitimate human rights activities without fear of reprisals and free of all restrictions."

Source: 
'THREATS AGAINST EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF THE CAUCASIAN KNOT, GREGORY SHVEDOV,' Front Line Defenders, 9 January 2017
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