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‘Vivid, Humane and Poignant’ Portraits of Prisoners in Khodorkovsky’s Book

There is the guard who delivers blows with no visible traces. The fraudster stitched up by the police for murder. The abandoned teenager, the drug addict. These are some of the stories collected in Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s first book published in …

Pavel Khodorkovsky Meets UK Foreign Minister

UK Minister for Europe David Lidington today met Pavel Khodorkovsky, son of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who has been imprisoned in Russia for the past 10 years. They discussed Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s experience of being convicted and imprisoned in Russia. Mr Lidington called for Mikhail …

FCO Report: Khodorkovsky Case Raises Concerns About the Rule of Law in Russia

The case of Mikhail Khodorkovsky is raised in this year’s Foreign Office report on human rights and democracy for 2012. Launched by the British Foreign Secretary, the report assesses the global human rights situation in 2012 and sets out what …

Pavel Khodorkovsky in The Telegraph – Vladimir Putin Should Free My Father and Respect The Law

Pavel Khodorkovsky today writes in The Telegraph newspaper on the ninth anniversary of his father’s arrest. “Nine years ago today, Vladimir Putin’s regime arrested my father, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, on trumped-up, politically motivated charges. The Yukos oil company he led, then …

New Foreign Affairs Committee Human Rights Report Cites Khodorkovsky

The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee today published a report into the Foreign Office’s human rights work in 2011 including denial of visas for entry to the UK Having taken evidence from Pavel Khodorkovsky, Sergei Magnitsky’s law firm Hermitage …

 

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