Human Rights House Foundation


Moscow Helsinki Group

The Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG) was founded on 12 May 1976 by Professor Yuriy Orlov on the basis of the Treaty for Security and Cooperation in Europe, signed by the heads of 35 governments in August of 1975, in Helsinki. The MHG is the oldest human rights organization in the Russian Federation. MHG's mission is to assist human rights observation and democracy development in the Russian Federation.

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Street address:
Building 22/1, Bolshoy Golovin Lane, Moscow 103045, Russia
Postal address:
Building 22/1, Bolshoy Golovin Lane, Moscow 107045, Russia
To achieve its goals, MHG, from the very beginning of its existence, deals with a revelation of human rights violations and puts pressure on the authorities to make them fulfill their international obligations in the human rights sphere. MHG makes all the possible efforts for reinforcement and the promotion of civil society in the Russian Federation, providing well-rounded support for the development of human rights and civil movement in the Russian regions.
The chairwoman: Liudmila Alexeeva

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