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Maxim Efimov

Maxim Efimov

HRD, Blogger
Journal of Secular Humanism Article

The People vs. Vladimir Putin

Maxim Efimov is Director of the Karelian regional branch of the Youth Human Rights Group. He is also a blogger and editor of the human rights newspaper Chas nol (Hour zero).

Human rights defenders (HRDs) in the Russian Federation have been subjected to acts of harassment, surveillance, violations of the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly, violent attacks, raids and searches on their offices and homes, slander and smear campaigns, judicial harassment, arbitrary detention and ill-treatment.