Criminal Trident Pack: IPC, CrPC and IEA by Sr. Adv. G.S Shukla and Adv. Raghav Arora
LCI Learning

Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter

Share on LinkedIn

Share on Email

Share More

Battling life, Alexei Navalny refused movement to another facility

  • Known Putin baiter Alexei Navalny is in hospital, unconscious and in Coma
  • At present being treated at a Siberian hospital in Omsk, Russia
  • Hospital refuses to be moved to another facility
  • German air ambulance with a team specialised for coma patients refused landing
  • Navalny battling for his life as his allies allege poisoning via Tea.

Why is Alexei Navalny so important? Story so far...

  • Law Graduate and Yale World Fellow 2010
  • Moscow resident, living with wife and two children
  • Fierce critic and leader of opposition to Vladimir Putin's Government.
  • A trained lawyer investigated into Russian state energy companies in late 2000s.
  • Came to limelight by allegedly exposing the corrupt activities of Putin's Government.
  • Served imprisonment for 15 days in the year 2011 and jailed briefly in July 2013 on embezzlement charges.
  • Denounced this sentence as politically motivated.
  • Stood and barred from 2018 Presidential race on previous fraud convictions
  • Sentenced to a 30 day jail term in 2019 after calls for 'unauthorised' protests.

POISONED AGAIN?

  • Navalny emerged as an investigative journalist, showcasing corporate records, drone footage and social media content on how Putin's circle siphoned off billions of dollars.
  • Termed President Putin's party 'a place of crooks and thieves' and accused the governments system as "sucking the blood out of Russia".
  • Has played an important role in leading nationwide protests against government actions.
  • He was taken ill during his earlier jail sentences also, and was suspected to have been exposed to some toxic agent.
  • Doctors diagnosed him with contact dermatitis at that time to which he reacted that he never had any acute allergic reaction.
  • Navalny had earlier as well alleged of being poisoned.
  • The recent episode of suspected poisoning is second for the opposition leader.
  • His Anti-Corruption Foundation was officially declared a foreign agent last year, giving authorities power to keep a more vigil check on it.

Lawyer, Activist, Leader of Opposition!

  • According to his allies 'Navalny's paying a price for exposing the corrupt activities of Putin's regime'.
  • Has faced years of pressure, spent months in jail for protests, and months more in courtrooms to defend criminal cases.
  • Emerged as Leader of Opposition during Bolotnaya protests of 2011, where more than 1 lac Russians came out to protest against the vote rigging in parliamentary elections.
  • Navalny's supporters and allies, allege that 'each time he and his team would come up with a blasting investigation; they were suppressed from doing so in one or the other way'.
  • Poison episode of 20th Aug, 2020 is the most recent attempt  

What do you think? Share your views in comment section

"Loved reading this piece by Saguna Patheja?
Join LAWyersClubIndia's network for daily News Updates, Judgment Summaries, Articles, Forum Threads, Online Law Courses, and MUCH MORE!!"




Tags :

  Views  147  Report



Comments
img
Post a Suggestion for LCI Team
Post a Legal Query