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Sergey Davidis

Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution


    February 4, 2019 — April 30, 2019

    Wilson Center Projects

    The practice of politically motivated imprisonment in modern Russia in connection with violations of various internationally recognized human rights and freedoms

    Full Biography

    Sergey Davidis is Head of Political Prisoners Support Program and Member of the Council at the Memorial Human Rights Center in Moscow, Russia. He was educated in Sociology at Moscow State University and on Law at Moscow State Law Academy. For many years, he was a participant and one of the organizers of the democratic opposition movement. His research interests are closely related to activities to support political prisoners in Russia, and he studies the sociological and legal aspects of politically motivated deprivation of liberty, in particular, in the context of world practice and international norms.