Freevitishko

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Date registered: May 7, 2014

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  1. One hundred fifty human rights and environmental NGOs from all over the world petition the Russian authorities to free Evgeny Vitishko immediately. — May 14, 2015
  2. Court denies parole for Evgeny Vitishko. Defense will appeal. Vitishko continues his hunger strike — April 15, 2015
  3. Evgeny Vitishko on hunger strike since April 6, 2015 — April 8, 2015
  4. Evgeny’s last hope for freedom and parole will be on April 15: Supreme Court dismisses Vitishko’s appeal. Details on court hearings held on March 31. — April 7, 2015
  5. Court denied appeals from environmental and human rights organizations to grant a parole to Evgeny Vitishko — March 24, 2015

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May 14

One hundred fifty human rights and environmental NGOs from all over the world petition the Russian authorities to free Evgeny Vitishko immediately.

May 14, 2015 One hundred fifty human rights and environmental NGOs from all over the world petition the Russian authorities to free Evgeny Vitishko immediately.  On 15 April 2015, the Kirsanovsky District Court in Tambov Region rejected Evgeny Vitishko’s request for parole. The official grounds for this denial was based on a number of reprimands …

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Apr 15

Court denies parole for Evgeny Vitishko. Defense will appeal. Vitishko continues his hunger strike

Court denies parole for Evgeny Vitishko EWNC, April 15, 2015 Kirsanovsky district court (Tambov Oblast) held a hearing on whether to grant Evgeny Vitishko parole. In a settlement penal colony Evgeny has served a third of his sentence. Chief Judge was Yury Losev. Three colony officials participated in a trial as witnesses. EWNC, Greenpeace Russia …

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Apr 08

Evgeny Vitishko on hunger strike since April 6, 2015

Evgeny Vitishko on hunger strike since April 6, 2015 EWNC April 8, 2015       Evgeny Vitishko has been on hunger strike since April 6, 2015 protesting the decision of the Supreme Court of Russia to dismiss his appeal. In that appeal, Vitishko was challenging the unjust decision to cancel a suspended sentence and …

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Apr 07

Evgeny’s last hope for freedom and parole will be on April 15: Supreme Court dismisses Vitishko’s appeal. Details on court hearings held on March 31.

“Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus” April 7, 2015 Evgeny’s last hope for freedom and parole will be on April 15: Supreme Court dismisses Vitishko’s appeal. Details on court hearings held on March 31.   The Supreme Court dismissed the case and refused to hear Vitishko’s appeal on the decision cancel a suspended sentence and …

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Mar 24

Court denied appeals from environmental and human rights organizations to grant a parole to Evgeny Vitishko

Court denied appeals from environmental and human rights organizations to grant a parole to Evgeny Vitishko On March 31, 2015, the Tambov court will decide whether to grant a parole to Evgeny Vitishko. Freeing Vitishko would stop lawlessness against environmental defender. Evgeny and his attorney filed an appeal on February 18. Environmental and human rights …

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Oct 29

Goldman Environmental Prize winner Ignace Schops asks to release Evgeny immediately

Environmental defender from Belgium, as recipient of a honorable Goldman Environmental Prize, Ignace Schops, asks to release Evgeny Vitishko immediately in his video statement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hS8OX581wzk 

Oct 23

Greetings from Evgeny

Audio greetings from Evgeny! “Thank you everyone. I am very pleased by all of the attention to my personality. I am not sure if I deserve it but I will do my best to justify your hopes and we will win.”

Oct 22

Environmental Watch activists visit Evgeny

Evgeny’s spirit is so strong and nothing will break it! Watch a short video of him. 

Oct 22

A beautiful action of support

Amnesty and Greenpeace organized a beautiful action in support of Evgeny Vitishko. Check it out by searching #FreeVitishko on Facebook, Istagram and Twitter. So many friends of Vitishko!

Jul 29

Sign petition asking to release Vitishko immediately and unconditionally!

This is a real chance to create a resonance among international community and free environmental defender! Sign petition today! https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Yuriy_Yakovlevich_Chayka_generalnyy_prokuror_RF_OSVOBODITE_EVGENIYa_VITIShKO/?nYNNOhb  

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