Monthly Archives: February 2013

Google nominated Suren Gazaryan

Google nominated Suren Gazaryan, who is currently in exile from Russia due to political persecution, for the Netizen of the Year. Google together with Reporters Without Borders will give the annual Award to one of internet activist who made the largest contribution … Continue reading

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Sham trial over environmentalists Suren Gazaryan and Evgeny Vitishko

Bringing criminal charges against Gazaryan and Vitishko was disproportionate to begin with, but to then to ignore basic due process rights makes this whole process an exercise in punishment and retaliation. This conviction is another sad example of the Russian … Continue reading

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A comprehensive report on human rights violations in relation to Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics by Human Rights Watch

http://www.hrw.org/people-and-power-2014-sochi-olympics

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GREENPEACE AND WWF GIVE A LIGHT ON ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS RELATED TO SOCHI 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS

Greenpeace and WWF give a light on environmental violations related to Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Environmentalists started their fight against Sochi-2014 long before 2007, when the city of Sochi won the bidding process. Sochi was one of seven applicants and … Continue reading

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SOCHI 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS: A CELEBRATION OF HUMAN BODY AND SPIRIT OR COMPLICITY IN CRIMES?

ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH ON NORTH CAUCASUS (EWNC) <February 11, 2013> OPEN STATEMENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) SOCHI 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS: A CELEBRATION OF HUMAN BODY AND SPIRIT OR COMPLICITY IN CRIMES? On July 4, 2007 during the 119th session of … Continue reading

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Better than Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

By Sochi Watch, sochiwatch@gmail.com based on material by Egor Bychkov Overall expenses for Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics increased to 1.526 trillion rubles, or 37.5 billion euros . This sum is five times more the original budget in 2007. Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been … Continue reading

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