Activist Ildar Dading became a laureate of the prize of the Fund of Boris Nemtsov in 2017. About this in Facebook wrote the Chairman of the organization Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.
“The Fund Council Boris Nemtsov was determined the winner of the annual award for courage in defending democratic values. They became Ildar Dading,” said Kara-Murza, Jr.
The award ceremony will take place in Bonn, Germany in Day of Russia on June 12.
A candidate for the award were nominated by human rights organizations. In the long list of awards includes 30 people, reported on the Foundation’s website. Then during the month on the website of “Novaya Gazeta” was a readers ‘ vote, which decided the five finalists. In the short list prize, in addition to the Dading, appear politician Alexei Navalny, a human rights activist and journalist Zoya Svetova, an activist Sergei Mokhnatkin and Bryansk schoolboy Maxim Losev, who organized a rally on 26 March in the city.
In 2016, the reward Fund Nemtsov went to the member of the party “Yabloko” Lev Shlosberg.
Dading became the first person condemned under article 212.1 of the criminal code for participation in uncoordinated protests. In December 2015 the activist was sentenced to three years in a General regime colony. In November last year, Dading complained of beatings in IK-7 in Segezha, where he was serving a sentence, however, the check did not reveal violations of the rights of the convicted person. Dadina sentence was reversed by the Supreme court decision was reversed on the orders of the constitutional court. The activist was released on February 26.