One of the world’s most prestigious human rights NGOs just had its office seized in Moscow — Quartz

Ever since mass protests erupted in Russia in 2011, the Kremlin has been slowly taking apart the civil society that it believes is working to bring down the government. First came the 2012 “foreign agents” law against any organizations receiving foreign funding, which has hit Memorial, a renowned Russian human rights organization that played a…

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