Monday, 28 November 2016

Why the Russian government is against the International Criminal Court - HRO.org in English

Why the Russian government is against the International Criminal Court - Rights in Russia

Weekly Update No. 41 (230) 28 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Weekly Update No. 41 (230) 28 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Nadezhda Azhgikhina

Nadezhda Azhgikhina: "The only ideology and religion for journalists is commitment to professional and ethical standards. [...] We all have to do our best to resist any attempt to restore Cold War practices" - Rights in Russia

Life prisoners receive right to extended visits - HRO.org in English

Life prisoners receive right to extended visits - Rights in Russia

Federal Ombudsperson visits political prisoner Ildar Dadin in prison - HRO.org in English [from 3 November 2016]

Federal Ombudsperson visits political prisoner Ildar Dadin in prison - Rights in Russia

A letter from Ruslan Sokolovsky [Open Russia]

A letter from Ruslan Sokolovsky [Open Russia] - Rights in Russia

Liudmila Alekseeva: Speech at the 2016 All-Russian Civiс Forum

Liudmila Alekseeva: Speech at the 2016 All-Russian Civiс Forum - Rights in Russia

Tatyana Moskalkova: A vicious circle in the system of justice. Why it is crucial to reform pretrial detention centres [Izvestiya]

Tatyana Moskalkova: A vicious circle in the system of justice. Why it is crucial to reform pretrial detention centres [Izvestiya] - Rights in Russia

Andrei Babushkin: The All-Russia Civic Forum discusses prisons (7X7)

Andrei Babushkin: The All-Russia Civic Forum discusses prisons (7X7) - Rights in Russia

Handbook about Chekists of Great Terror now available on Internet - HRO.org in English

Handbook about Chekists of Great Terror now available on Internet - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Denis Karagodin - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Denis Karagodin - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Stanislav Klykh - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Stanislav Klykh - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 25 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 25 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: International Memorial Society - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: International Memorial Society - Rights in Russia

#NewsoftheDay 28 November 2016 - Russia Releases Son Of Crimean Tatar Leader Dzhemilev - via RFE/RL #RightsinRussia

28 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Monday, 21 November 2016

Weekly Update No. 40 (229) 21 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Weekly Update No. 40 (229) 21 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Maria Razumovskaya joins Rights in Russia's advisory council

Maria Razumovskaya joins Rights in Russia's advisory council - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch: 'For the past four years, the Kremlin has sought to stigmatize criticism or alternative views of government policy as disloyal, foreign-sponsored, or even traitorous' - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Levada Centre - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Levada Centre - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Evgeniya Lebedeva & Marina Verigina (Torfyanka Park) - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Evgeniya Lebedeva & Marina Verigina (Torfyanka Park) - Rights in Russia

Pavel Chikov: “Even people who’ve never met Dadin talk about his freezing cold cell, how he gets strung up by his handcuffs and how he had his head shoved down the toilet” (Realnoe Vremya)

Pavel Chikov: “Even people who’ve never met Dadin talk about his freezing cold cell, how he gets strung up by his handcuffs and how he had his head shoved down the toilet” (Realnoe Vremya) - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Freedom House

Freedom House: "Social media users who are openly critical of the Russian regime have also faced a targeted campaign of physical violence and acts of intimidation" - Rights in Russia

Liudmila Alekseeva: Congratulations to the Ukrainian Helsinki Group on Its Fortieth Anniversary

Liudmila Alekseeva: Congratulations to the Ukrainian Helsinki Group on Its Fortieth Anniversary - Rights in Russia

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

New prosecution of rights defender Tatiana Kotlyar - HRO.org in English

New prosecution of rights defender Tatiana Kotlyar - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Evgeniya Chirikova

Evgeniya Chirikova: "Despite overwhelming apathy in parliamentary elections, at the grassroots level Russians from across the socio-economic spectrum have been quietly challenging the authorities" - Rights in Russia

#NewsoftheDay 16 November 2016 - Russian Opposition Leader Navalny's Case Sent for Retrial - via NYT #RightsinRussia

16 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Remember the Date: 16 November 2009 - the death in custody of Sergei Magnitsky - Rights in Russia

Remember the Date: 16 November 2009 - the death in custody of Sergei Magnitsky - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court

Fatou Bensouda: "The situation in the Crimea and Sevastopol is equivalent to the international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation" - Rights in Russia

#NewsoftheDay 15 November 2016 - Hague Prosecutor's Finding On Ukraine Conflict Gives Kyiv Legal Heft, But Little Else - via RFE/RL #RightsinRussia

15 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Monday, 14 November 2016

Weekly Update No. 39 (228) 14 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Weekly Update No. 39 (228) 14 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Ildar Dadin - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Ildar Dadin - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Scientology - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Scientology - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Perm Civic Chamber - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Perm Civic Chamber - Rights in Russia

Harassment of Perm Civic Chamber continues - HRO.org in English

Harassment of Perm Civic Chamber continues - Rights in Russia

How NGOs in Chelyabinsk become “foreign agents” with help of officials from Ministry of Justice - HRO.org in English

How NGOs in Chelyabinsk become “foreign agents” with help of officials from Ministry of Justice - Rights in Russia

Harassment of journalist Grigory Pasko continues - HRO.org in English

Harassment of journalist Grigory Pasko continues - Rights in Russia

Andrei Babushkin on the Public Oversight Commission Conference at the Public Chamber (7X7)

Andrei Babushkin on the Public Oversight Commission Conference at the Public Chamber (7X7) - Rights in Russia

Pavel Chikov and Igor Kalyapin visit Karelian prison colony No. 7 where Ildar Dadin is held - HRO.org in English

Pavel Chikov and Igor Kalyapin visit Karelian prison colony No. 7 where Ildar Dadin is held - Rights in Russia

Political prisoner Ildar Dadin describes torture and beatings to members of Human Rights Council - HRO.org in English

Political prisoner Ildar Dadin describes torture and beatings to members of Human Rights Council - Rights in Russia

Online petition calls for increase in number of members of Public Oversight Commissions - HRO.org in English

Online petition calls for increase in number of members of Public Oversight Commissions - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Nina Ognianova

Nina Ognianova: 'We call for the immediate and unconditional release of Zhalaudi Geriyev.' - Rights in Russia

Monday, 7 November 2016

Weekly Update No. 38 (227) 7 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Weekly Update No. 38 (227) 7 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Sverdlovsk Ombudsperson Tatyana Merzlyakova finds nothing to insult the feelings of believers in the case of 'Pokemon catcher' Ruslan Sokolovsky - HRO.org in English

Sverdlovsk Ombudsperson Tatyana Merzlyakova finds nothing to insult the feelings of believers in the case of 'Pokemon catcher' Ruslan Sokolovsky - Rights in Russia

Aleksandr Podrabinek: A “Day of Commemoration” has replaced “Political Prisoner’s Day” - Rights in Russia

Aleksandr Podrabinek: A “Day of Commemoration” has replaced “Political Prisoner’s Day” - Rights in Russia

Media attack on International Memorial Society - HRO.org in English

Media attack on International Memorial Society - Rights in Russia

Political Prisoner’s Day, 30 October 1974 - Voices from the Past [A Chronicle of Current Events (33.1)]

Political Prisoner’s Day, 30 October 1974 - Rights in Russia

Officials treat raid on Amnesty International’s office as “a matter of the rent” - HRO.org in English

Officials treat raid on Amnesty International’s office as “a matter of the rent” - Rights in Russia

Officials deprive Lyudmila Kuzmina, head of Golos Volga division, of her entire pension - HRO.org in English

Officials deprive Lyudmila Kuzmina, head of Golos Volga division, of her entire pension - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Natalya Sharina - Rights in Russia

Legal Case of the Week: Natalya Sharina - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Ildar Dadin - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Ildar Dadin - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Amnesty International - Rights in Russia

Rights Group of the Week: Amnesty International - Rights in Russia

Statement by Council of Human Rights Defenders of Russia on the Public Chamber and Public Oversight - HRO.org in English

Statement by Council of Human Rights Defenders of Russia on the Public Chamber and Public Oversight - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 4 November 2016 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 4 November 2016 - Rights in Russia