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News from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2017

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Open debate with UN Secretary General Candidates

On the 12 of July at the UN, high-level representatives from States, civil society and the private sector discussed the human rights situation in the world. There was also a first televised live debate with the candidates for Secretary General at the United Nations, which was open for questions from the public. 12 Jul 2016 »

Image: Crimean Tatar demonstration supporting the integrity of Ukraine, Simferopol,
March 10, 2014 
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EU Parliament adopts resolution on Crimean Tatars

On 12 May 2016, the EU Parliament adopted a resolution on the Crimean Tatars. HRHN welcomes this resolution, and calls on Russia, as well as Ukraine and the international community, to address the deteriorating human rights situation in Crimea. 13 May 2016 »

Image: Targeted Russian Journalist Elena Milashina wins Free Media Award 
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Targeted Russian Journalist Elena Milashina wins Free Media Award

Fritt Ord and ZEIT-Stiftung awarded Elena Milashina – correspondent in the Northern Caucasus for Novaya Gazeta – one of three Free Media Prizes for Independent Journalism in Eastern Europe. HRHN welcomes this award and calls on the international community to support Milashina and other Russian journalists. 12 May 2016 »

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Human Rights Council 31: Statement on 50th Anniversary of the Covenants

Human Rights House Network delivered a statement to a panel discussion at the Human Rights Council. This Panel discussion was sponsored by the Russian Federation with the participation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. 01 Mar 2016 »

Image: Updated: UN adopts resolution supporting human rights defenders

Updated: UN adopts resolution supporting human rights defenders

HRHN welcomes the UN General Assembly's adoption of the resolution. This will protect, empower, and support human rights defenders, and address the increasingly threatening climate in which they work. 25 Nov 2015 »

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