Rights in Russia Report

Rights in Russia: Week-ending 11 September 2015 [see also attachment] Comment  Pavel Chikov: 'I'm tired of keeping silent' Georgy Satarov: Shame, morality and citizenship HRO.org in English  New Monument to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Erected in Vladivostok Red Terror marked in St Petersburg on 5 September 2015 Muftis of Russia on the Golden…

On Israel visit, Lithuanian PM makes pledge on Jewish cemeteries

September 10, 2015 6:24am [caption id="attachment_2887" align="alignleft" width="450"] Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius listens to the media after a Parliament session in Vilnius November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins[/caption] (JTA) – Lithuania’s prime minister reiterated that all Jewish cemeteries in the country would be marked or memorialized by 2017. Prime Minister Algirdas…

Russian Judge Dismissed for Anti-Semitic Post

A district court judge from Russia's Udmurtia republic was dismissed from his post this week for posting an anti-Semitic remark on Facebook two years ago.  At the time, Ivan Orsinin uploaded a picture of a burning mosque to hisFacebook page with the following caption: You can look endlessly at three things: flowing water, sparkling stars and…
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