Yury Dmitriev | Status: On Trial | Russia

Yury Dmitriev, Russian historian and head of the Karelian branch of the human rights center Memorial, was detained in Petrozavodsk on December 13, 2016, on suspicion of production of… More

Oleg Sentsov

Oleg Sentsov | Status: Released | Russia

Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director, was sentenced to 20 years in a Russian prison on charges of terrorism on August 25, 2015. PEN believes that the charges stem… More

Oleg Sentsov

Russia: Oleg Sentsov on hunger strike

The Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, winner of 2017 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award has been on hunger strike since May 14, 2018 to urge the Russian authorities… More