Freevitishko

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Date registered: March 14, 2014

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  1. Save the World Heritage “Western Caucasus”! — April 12, 2016
  2. EVGENY VITISHKO ON HIS WAY HOME FROM SADOVAYA PRISON COLONY — December 22, 2015
  3. Excellent overview of the current state with Vitishko’ case by Bellona. — December 17, 2015
  4. EVGENY VITISHKO STOPPED HIS 20 DAY HUNGER STRIKE. HIS PHYSICAL CONDITION DETERIORATES — December 17, 2015
  5. COURT REDUCES VITISHKO’S SENTENCE. IN 10 DAYS HE IS EXPECTED TO BE FREE — November 10, 2015

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May 29

International Environmental Activists Denied Visitation with Evgeny Vitishko at Sadovaya Prison Colony

International Environmental Activists Denied Visitation with Evgeny Vitishko at Sadovaya Prison Colony     May 27, 2015 On May 21st, 2015, Kate Watters and Sergey Solyanik of Crude Accountability were denied permission to visit Evgeny Vitishko, an environmental activist wrongly imprisoned in Penal Colony No. 2 in Sadovaya, Russia. The prison colony officials stated that their …

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Mar 21

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights brings to Russia’s attention alleged human rights violations against Evgeny Vitishko

March 19, 2015 Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights brings to Russia’s attention alleged human rights violations against Evgeny Vitishko within the capacity of special procedures of the UN Human Rights Council: Chair-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances; Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations …

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Feb 19

February 18, Global Day of Solidarity with Evgeny Vitishko

 A Global Day of Solidarity with Russian Environmental Defender Evgeny Vitishko On February 18, 2015, activists from all over the globe asked Russian Prosecutor General Yury Chaika to take measures to free Russian environmentalist and public figure Evgeny Vitishko. In solidarity with environmental defender, activists held demonstrations and online solidarity actions in different cities of …

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Feb 18

More than 40 environmental and human rights NGOs ask Prosecutor General take measures to free Vitishko

As a part of Global Day of Action, under the initiative of Crude Accountability, 45 non-governmental non-for-profit organizations, including respected individual human rights and environmental attorneys and advocates, from all over the world sent official appeal to Russian Prosecutor General to take necessary measures to free Evgeny Vitishko, to initiate legal proceedings regarding the wrongful …

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Feb 18

February 18 – day of solidarity for activist Evgeny Vitishko

February 18, 2015 is a day of solidarity actions to commemorate the one year imprisonment of eco-activist Evgeny Vitishko. Evgeny Vitishko is serving three years in a penal colony settlement in Tambov region. In 2012, he was conditionally sentenced to three years for “damaging” an illegally installed fence belonging to the governor of Krasnodar province, …

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Dec 22

Environmentalists and Russian authorities establish a physical presence of the illegal fence

“Bellona, other environmental groups and the Krasnodar Region’s Ministry of Natural Resources established the physical existence of the construction fence Russian geologist Yevgeny Vitishko, an Amnesty Prisoner of Conscience, is serving a three-year prison sentence for defacing.” Read full article http://bellona.org/news/russian-human-rights-issues/2014-12-environmentalists-locate-illegal-fence-landed-sochi-critic-vitishko-prison  

Dec 17

“Thank you for courage to support me,” – Vitishko

Evgeny received all postcards sent through a beautiful campaign action with all of the wishes and words of support. He thanks everyone for supporting him. Thank you supporters, Amnesty and Greenpeace! http://amnesty.org.ru/ru/2014-12-11-vitishko/

Dec 17

New actions by Prosecutor’s office

Prosecutor’s office (Krasnodar branch) sent a draft to the Office of the Prosecutor General of the appeal on the decision to transfer Vitishko to a settlement colony. http://ewnc.org/files/vitishko/2014-11-25_Vitishko~Kass%7BPrk-KK.pdf

Oct 12

Evgeny Vitishko is being transferred to a stricter colony

On October, 8,  EWNC became aware of the reason why convicted environmentalist Evgeny Vitishko has not been communicating from his colony in Tambov region. As we had feared, it turns out that the penal authorities are preparing to transfer him to a stricter colony. Both prosecutors and defense last month asked the court to free …

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Sep 21

A WEEK OF CIVIL ACTIONS IN SUPPORT OF EVGENY VITISHKO

On September 24, 2014, the Krasnodar court will hear Vitishko’s case, activists from Russia and abroad ask for immoderate release of environmental defender, who was sentenced to three years in a penal colony for “damaging the fence” belonging to governor of Krasnodar krai By Environmental Watch on North Caucasus   The week of civil actions …

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