Monday, 24 December 2012

“Who is to Blame?” and “What's to be Done?” - High-level discussion on the safety of journalists makes little progress

“Who is to Blame?” and “What's to be Done?” - High-level discussion on the safety of journalists makes little progress - Glasnost Defence Foundation

Weekly Update No. 46, 24 December 2012 - Rights in Russia

Weekly Update No. 46, 24 December 2012 - Rights in Russia:

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Maria Alekhina on the "Zone" - HRO.org in English

Maria Alekhina on the "Zone" - HRO.org in English

Federal Human Rights Ombudsman on the Bill to Ban US Adoptions: "This contradicts the laws of the Russian Federation" - HRO.org in English

Federal Human Rights Ombudsman on the Bill to Ban US Adoptions: "This contradicts the laws of the Russian Federation" - HRO.org in English

Georgy Satarov: 'It Stinks' - Comment on Rights in Russia

Georgy Satarov: 'It Stinks' - Comment on Rights in Russia

What has the leadership of the Chelyabinsk POC been trying to hide from the press? - Press Release by Members of Chelyabinsk POC

What has the leadership of the Chelyabinsk POC been trying to hide from the press? - Press Release

Members of Presidential Human Rights Council Comment on Voronezh Raid - HRO.org in English

Members of Presidential Human Rights Council Comment on Voronezh Raid - HRO.org in English

Andrei Yurov on the Police Raids in Voronezh - HRO.org in English

Andrei Yurov on the Police Raids in Voronezh - HRO.org in English

Civic Activist Suren Gazaryan Forced to Leave Russia - HRO.org in English

Civic Activist Suren Gazaryan Forced to Leave Russia - HRO.org in English

Week-ending 21 December 2012 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 21 December 2012 - Rights in Russia

Sunday, 16 December 2012

Civil Society Activists' Apartments Searched - “The full force of the state is being brought to bear...” - HRO.org in English

Civil Society Activists' Apartments Searched - “The full force of the state is being brought to bear...” - HRO.org in English

Russian activist brings application to European Court over alleged torture - HRO.org in English

Russian activist brings application to European Court over alleged torture - HRO.org in English

Public Appeal by Moscow Memorial Society - HRO.org in English

Public Appeal by Moscow Memorial Society - HRO.org in English

First Scandals in Implementation of ‘Foreign Agents’ Law - HRO.org in English

First Scandals in Implementation of ‘Foreign Agents’ Law - HRO.org in English

Ludmila Alekseeva on a Mousetrap for the Opposition - Comment on Rights in Russia

Ludmila Alekseeva on a Mousetrap for the Opposition - Comment on Rights in Russia

Ludmila Alekseeva on the Moscow Helsinki Group's 2012 Human Rights Awards - Comment on Rights in Russia

Ludmila Alekseeva on the Moscow Helsinki Group's 2012 Human Rights Awards - Comment on Rights in Russia

Human Rights Day - HRO.org in English

Human Rights Day - HRO.org in English:

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Monday, 10 December 2012

No. 44, 10 December 2012 - Rights in Russia

No. 44, 10 December 2012 - Rights in Russia

Prime Minister Medvedev Expresses Support for Human Rights Organizations - HRO.org in English

Prime Minister Medvedev Expresses Support for Human Rights Organizations - HRO.org in English

Logic Behind the Register of Agents - HRO.org in English

Logic Behind the Register of Agents - HRO.org in English

Hundred Year Ban on Gay Prides Taken to European Court - HRO.org in English

Hundred Year Ban on Gay Prides Taken to European Court - HRO.org in English

Voronezh Environmental Activist Aleksei Kozlov Threatened - HRO.org in English

Voronezh Environmental Activist Aleksei Kozlov Threatened - HRO.org in English

On the 5 December 2012 visit to Penal Colony-6 - Nikolai Shchur, Urals Democratic Foundation

On the 5 December 2012 visit to Penal Colony-6 - Nikolai Shchur, Urals Democratic Foundation

Brief Expert Assessment of the Incident at IK-6 - Nikolai Shchur, Urals Democratic Foundation

Brief Expert Assessment of the Incident at IK-6 - Nikolai Shchur, Urals Democratic Foundation

Week-ending 7 December 2012 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 7 December 2012 - Rights in Russia

November 2012 - Rights in Russia

November 2012 - Rights in Russia

Aleksandr Cherkasov: An Ordinary Journalist, an Ordinary Murder

Aleksandr Cherkasov: An Ordinary Journalist, an Ordinary Murder

Human rights defender Sergei Kovalev on the conformism of the intelligentsia, absolute values, and his inner debate with Anna Akhmatova

Human rights defender Sergei Kovalev on the conformism of the intelligentsia, absolute values, and his inner debate with Anna Akhmatova

Sunday, 2 December 2012

Friday, 30 November 2012

UN Committee against Torture: Russian authorities should publicly condemn violence against LGBT people - Coming Out

UN Committee against Torture: Russian authorities should publicly condemn violence against LGBT people - Coming Out

Ludmila Alekseeva: There is no tangible reform of the Russian penal system - HRO.org in English

Ludmila Alekseeva: There is no tangible reform of the Russian penal system - HRO.org in English

Should we appeal against the "foreign agents" law? HRO.org report from the "Strasbourg Sessions" - HRO.org in English

Should we appeal against the "foreign agents" law? HRO.org report from the "Strasbourg Sessions" - HRO.org in English

Members of Public Oversight Committee Call for Independent Investigation into Events at Kopeisk - HRO.org in English

Members of Public Oversight Committee Call for Independent Investigation into Events at Kopeisk - HRO.org in English

Damir Gainutdinov on Regulation versus Technology and How the Online Community is Refusing to Accept Law on Blacklisting of Websites - Internet Freedom in Russia

Damir Gainutdinov on Regulation versus Technology and How the Online Community is Refusing to Accept Law on Blacklisting of Websites - Internet Freedom in Russia

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Aleksandr Podrabinek: Time to go out onto the streets - from Grani.ru

Aleksandr Podrabinek: Time to go out onto the streets - from Grani.ru

Intruders Again Target Memorial: "Here Sits a Foreign Agent" - Rights Groups in Russia

Intruders Again Target Memorial: "Here Sits a Foreign Agent" - Rights Groups in Russia

Investigators assess video showing beating of prisoner in Rostov penal colony - HRO.org in English

Investigators assess video showing beating of prisoner in Rostov penal colony - HRO.org in English

Kopeisk: "Just don't forsake us!" - HRO.org in English

Kopeisk: "Just don't forsake us!" - HRO.org in English

On 27 November Federation Council considered Bill on Nazism - Centre for Interethnic Cooperation - Rights Groups in Russia

On 27 November Federation Council considered Bill on Nazism - Centre for Interethnic Cooperation - Rights Groups in Russia

Jens Siegert on Serdiukov’s Downfall, Putin’s Illness and the Consolidation of the System - Comment on Rights in Russia

Jens Siegert on Serdiukov’s Downfall, Putin’s Illness and the Consolidation of the System - Comment on Rights in Russia

Lev Ponomarev on the Events at Kopeisk Penal Colony - Comment on Rights in Russia

Lev Ponomarev on the Events at Kopeisk Penal Colony - Comment on Rights in Russia

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Natalia Taubina on Torture in Russia: 'Unfortunately these good initiatives did not lead to positive changes in practice' - Comment on Rights in Russia

Natalia Taubina on Torture in Russia: 'Unfortunately these good initiatives did not lead to positive changes in practice' - Comment on Rights in Russia:

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Svetlana Gannushkina: The Investigation Must be Conducted in Accordance with the Law - Comment on Rights in Russia

Svetlana Gannushkina: The Investigation Must be Conducted in Accordance with the Law - Comment on Rights in Russia:

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The Bitter Taste of Forbidden Fruit - Aleksandr Podrabinek on the nationalists

The Bitter Taste of Forbidden Fruit - Aleksandr Podrabinek on the nationalists:

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Government to Support Patriots - HRO.org in English

Government to Support Patriots - HRO.org in English:

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Masha Karp on the Radiant Digital Future - Blog on Rights in Russia

Masha Karp on the Radiant Digital Future - Blog on Rights in Russia:

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Quote for the Day- Boris Kagarlitsky

"I can't help but compare the way the authorities searched my home last week with their predecessors during the Soviet period. Investigators may be more polite, but they are clearly less competent. Police conduct investigations in the same spirit that the authorities conduct "free" elections" - Boris Kagarlitsky:

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Saturday, 20 October 2012

Estonia Grants Political Asylum to Blogger Who Criticised Russian Orthodox Church - Internet Freedom in Russia

Estonia Grants Political Asylum to Blogger Who Criticised Russian Orthodox Church - Internet Freedom in Russia

Case Against Blogger Critical of Russian Orthodox Church Suspended In Karelia - Internet Freedom in Russia

Case Against Blogger Critical of Russian Orthodox Church Suspended In Karelia - Internet Freedom in Russia

Ministry Does Not Feel Like Commenting on "Foreign Agents" - HRO.org in English

Ministry Does Not Feel Like Commenting on "Foreign Agents" - HRO.org in English

European Court of Human Rights To Rule on Pichugin Case - HRO.org in English

European Court of Human Rights To Rule on Pichugin Case - HRO.org in English

Life for Non-Profits After 21 November: Some Recommendations - HRO.org in English

Life for Non-Profits After 21 November: Some Recommendations - HRO.org in English

Federal Human Rights Ombudsman and Director of Federal Penitentiary Service Discuss Situation in Penal Colonies in Tatarstan - HRO.org in English

Federal Human Rights Ombudsman and Director of Federal Penitentiary Service Discuss Situation in Penal Colonies in Tatarstan - HRO.org in English

Nord-Ost Theatre Siege: Who Is Going To Answer For The Botched Rescue Mission? - HRO.org in English

Nord-Ost Theatre Siege: Who Is Going To Answer For The Botched Rescue Mission? - HRO.org in English

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Investigative Committee refuses to overturn plea bargain with person accused of murdering Anna Politkovskaya - HRO.org in English

Investigative Committee refuses to overturn plea bargain with person accused of murdering Anna Politkovskaya - HRO.org in English

Ludmila Alekseeva: 'It's hard to believe that little girl was really me!' - Comment on Rights in Russia

Ludmila Alekseeva: 'It's hard to believe that little girl was really me!' - Comment on Rights in Russia

"It would be naive to believe that foreign organizations would invest large sums of money in non-governmental organizations in order to develop democracy. When they announce that they are working for higher aims, they are practically admitting that they are conducting intelligence work for foreign governments” - Yury Seryshev

"It would be naive to believe that foreign organizations would invest large sums of money in non-governmental organizations in order to develop democracy. When they announce that they are working for higher aims, they are practically admitting that they are conducting intelligence work for foreign governments” - Yury Seryshev

Activist on Hunger Strike Is Refused Hospitalisation - HRO.org in English

Activist on Hunger Strike Is Refused Hospitalisation - HRO.org in English

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Andrei Kovalev on the International Obligations of Russia and the West - Blog on Rights in Russia

Andrei Kovalev on the International Obligations of Russia and the West - Blog on Rights in Russia

Ekaterina Samutsevich Given Suspended Sentence - HRO.org in English

Ekaterina Samutsevich Given Suspended Sentence - HRO.org in English

Teachers call on colleagues not to take part in election fraud - HRO.org in English

Teachers call on colleagues not to take part in election fraud - HRO.org in English

Vera Politkovskaya and Ilya Politkovsky: Pavliuchenkov is not just an accomplice in the murder, he is one of the organizers - HRO.org in English

Vera Politkovskaya and Ilya Politkovsky: Pavliuchenkov is not just an accomplice in the murder, he is one of the organizers - HRO.org in English

On the Road to Treason? - HRO.org in English

On the Road to Treason? - HRO.org in English

Quote for the Day

Maria Alyokhina: "That is no more indecent than your Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin]'s statements about 'wasting our enemies in the shithouse' or 'smearing the livers of protesters on the pavement' " - Quote for the Day

Thursday, 27 September 2012