Russia: Voice of Beslan and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Louise Arbour, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, is in Russia and is expected to arrive in Beslan, North Ossetia, on Wednesday. Women from the Voice of Beslan organization, who spent ten day on hunger strike this month to draw the world's attention to inadequate investigation and unfair trial following the tragedy of Sept. 2004, hope to meet with her. LJ user struwwellpeter has translated their appeal to a prominent Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alekseyeva, who attended the meeting with Ms. Arbour in Moscow.

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