The Committee Against Torture’s work in Saint-Petersburg

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01 June 2021

It seems, in order to show our human rights defense work, all it takes is turn a camera on and start shooting. But the camera often hinders the investigation, and the investigation often hinders the camera. However, we still tried and recoded the fragments of the working routine in Saint-Petersburg, where our lawyers arrived to work on cases of violence by the law-enforcement officers during the protest rally on 21 April. Thanks to the support of our colleagues from “OVD-Info” we managed to quickly contact the victims. To find out what obstacles the victims and our lawyers had to face and how the public investigation is ongoing — check the new video of the Committee Against Torture.