Our position:

The criminal case against Anastasia Denisova - is absurd and unreasonable!
We demand the withdrawal of charges and demand the cessation of pressure on the human rights defender.

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Biography

Anastasia Denisova as a human rights and civil activist and expert in combating xenophobia is regularly invited to be a speaker at OSCE/ODIHR events about the role of youth and new methods of non-violent counteraction to hate crimes. She as well works as expert in several projects of Youth Directorate of Council of Europe. Anastasia is involved into Georgian-Russian Civil Dialogue and is the head of Krasnodar krai non-governmental organization Youth Group for Tolerance "ETHnICS".

YGT "ETHnICS" was registered in 2004. The objectives of this NGO are: to nurture tolerance in the youth sphere, to combat intolerance and aggressive manifestations of xenophobia and to raise awareness about human rights. Activists of "ETHnICS" have carried out more than 40 educational events in the region. There were also realized some projects aimed at research and defense of foreign students rights in the region, which resulted in the improvement of work of municipal authoritative bodies. The regular activity is monitoring of discriminatory incidents and right-wing extremists in Krasnodar, Anapa and Sochi.