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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 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!

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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Sep 20

New Greenpeace video in support of Evgeny Vitishko

Greenpeace remembers the Arctic 30 case and reminds of all the activists, persecuted for their peaceful engagement. (view full post)

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