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Russia: Student Fined for Involving Children in Protest

Expand Ivan Luzin at the table with his lawyer Aleksandr Dobralsky in the Tsentralny District Court in Kaliningrad, February 25, 2019.  © 2019 Navalny’s Office in Kaliningrad (Moscow) – Russian authorities should quash the convictions and sentences against Ivan Luzin, an 18-year-old law student punished for “organizing an unsanctioned protest” and for involving two 16-year-olds in the protest, Human Rights Watch said today. His prosecution and the fines imposed violate the rights to freedom of assembly and expression, Human Rights Watch said. Luzin, a member of the unregistered Libertarian…

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