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Russia Should End Harassment of Opposition Activist

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Police detain opposition activist, Yulia Galyamina, at Zemskiy Syezd (meeting of municipal deputies), Velikiy Novgorod, Russia, on May 22, 2021. © 2021 Nikolay Kasyan Activist Yuliya Galyamina has been targeted by authorities who are using Covid-19 restrictions to clamp down on opposition figures. Galyamina, a former member of Moscow’s municipal assembly, appeared in court May 26 on two separate administrative offence charges related to a meeting she co-organized between independent municipal deputies in the city of Velikiy Novgorod to discuss strengthening local…

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