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About Grigory Okhotin

Grigory Okhotin is a journalist and co-founder of the grassroots police monitoring organisation OVD-Info ['police-info']. 

Articles by Grigory Okhotin

This week's editor

NYDJH, editor

Our guest editors this week are Nira Yuval-Davis and Jamie Hakim of the University of East London’s Centre for research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging. They introduce us to this week's theme: Anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim racisms and Palestine/Israel.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Arrest and custody, Russian-style

Police custody, violence, trials and imprisonment have been all to common features on the Russian protest landscape since December 2011. A grassroots monitoring project called OVD-info has kept realtime data on the arrests; co-founder Grigory Okhotin shares their findings. 

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