5 June 2023

Statement by the Norwegian Nobel Committee on the charges against Memorial’s Oleg Orlov

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate Memorial is an important civil society organization that undertakes significant documentation work and contributes to a broader understanding of past abuses, aiming to prevent their recurrence in the future. Memorial has made outstanding efforts in documenting war crimes, human rights abuses, and the abuse of power.

Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen

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