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Image: Russia: Repression on the eve of elections

Russia: Repression on the eve of elections

While many commentators discuss the lack of credible opposition candidates in the Russian election, perhaps just as damaging for democracy is the lack of space for journalists, activists, non-governmental organisations, and human rights defenders. 16 Mar 2018 »

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Strengthening rights of soldiers, improving prison conditions 

Socially significant human rights projects have been launched by two member organisations of the Russian Research Center for Human Rights. 22 Feb 2018 »

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Crimea: The rule of Kremlin prevails over the rule of law

Now three years since the Russian annexation of Crimea, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) again raised concerns about the human rights situation on the peninsula at the United Nations Human Rights Council. 23 Mar 2017 »

Image: PACE: Don’t compromise on Russian human rights

PACE: Don’t compromise on Russian human rights

Parliamentarians from the 47 Member-States of the Council of Europe met this week in Strasbourg, but the Russian delegates are staying in Moscow. They should stay there until they are willing to talk about and adhere to human rights. 26 Jan 2017 »

Image: Editor of Caucasian Knot threatened by Chechen official

Editor of Caucasian Knot threatened by Chechen official

On 4 January, Magomed Daudov, the speaker of the Chechen Parliament, posted on Instagram an image of a dog with its tongue tied in an apparent threatening caricature of Caucasian Knot editor-in-chief Grigory Shvedov. HRHF calls on the the local and Russian Federal authorities to condemn the threat. 11 Jan 2017 »

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