Lev Ponomaryov declared prisoner of conscience
28.09.2006 source: www.hro.org
Amnesty International has condemned the imprisonment of the human rights activist for organizing a picket in memory of the Victims of Beslan and called for his immediate release
Amnesty International has published a statement on the Russian Sections website condemning the court ruling on 26 September sentencing Lev Ponomaryov to three days imprisonment for organizing a picket in memory of the victims of the tragedy in Beslan
Amnesty International considers that the authorities have violated Ponomaryovs civil rights. It considers him to be a prisoner of conscience and calls for his immediate release.
МА: EUR 46/042/2006