Next Hearing in the Orlov's Case Will Take Place on November 25

The next court hearing in the criminal case initiated against the Chair of the Board of HRC Memorial Oleg Orlov for libel will take place on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 11 a.m., at a court district No. 363 of Khamovniki district of the city of Moscow (1905 year street, 4, bld. 1).

During this hearing the defence will present its evidence. Witnesses for the defense will take the floor, including S.A. Gannushkina (member of the Board of HRC Memorial, member of the Council on human rights under President of the Russian Federation, Chair of the Civil Assistance Committee) and A.V. Cherkasov (member of the Board of HRC Memorial, member of the Expert council under Ombudsman in the Russian Federation)

Commentaries of HRC Memorial on previous hearings, full trial transcripts and other materials on criminal and civil cases (in Russian) can be found at Memorial's web-site in the section Court: http://www.memo.ru/2009/09/10/sud.htm.

November 23, 2010