Russian Political Prisoners
The ALDE Group is organising seminar on political prisoners in Russia. A debate on the issue seems even more important since the mass arrests following the demonstrations in Moscow last year.
The event will also coincide with Mr Mikhail Khodorkovsky's 50th birthday
About the Organiser
ALDE is the third largest political group in the center of the European Parliament, currently with 85 mostly liberal MEPs, holding the balance of power between the left and right. ALDE is led by former Belgian Prime minister Guy Verhofstadt.
ALDE is a pro-European party and has European Parliament MEPs from 21 of the 27 member states who come together with shared values and a positive vision for the European Union.