Legendary Russian human rights organization under threat 

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In Russia, prosecutors are trying to shut down Memorial International, the country's most prominent human rights organization. Memorial opened its first branches in 1989; today there are dozens across Russia. As a pillar of Russian civil society, the organization archives Soviet-era crimes and campaigns for human rights. Now, the organization is under threat. Host Carol Hills speaks with Sergei Davidis, a council member at the Memorial Human Rights Center in Moscow.

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