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News from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2004

Image: Thousands of Russian Women Victims of Domestic Violence, UN Urges Action

Thousands of Russian Women Victims of Domestic Violence, UN Urges Action

Thousands of Russian women are killed or injured every year in domestic violence, a United Nations expert has said in an appeal urging the Russian government to prioritize women´s rights. 29 Dec 2004 »

Image: " The alternative Nobel Prize " has been awarded to the Russian public organization

" The alternative Nobel Prize " has been awarded to the Russian public organization

On December 9, in the building of  Swedish parliament the ceremony of rewarding the premium for the " Right Livelihood Award " 2004 has passed. There were three members of the International Society "Memorial" among the winners. 21 Dec 2004 »

Image: Russian Lawmakers Approve FSB Initiative Restricting Rights During Terror Attacks

Russian Lawmakers Approve FSB Initiative Restricting Rights During Terror Attacks

The lower house of the Russian parliament - the State Duma - gave first-reading approval to the draft bill "On Countering Terrorism" on Friday, 17 December. 21 Dec 2004 »

Image: The civil control should be carried out over all closed institutions

The civil control should be carried out over all closed institutions

Participants of section " The Civil control over authority´s actions " came to such conclusion, working within the framework of the All-Russia Civic Congress " the Russian Federation for democracy, against dictatorship ". 17 Dec 2004 »

Image: Russian Civic Congress- liberals have joint against Putin and Dictatorship

Russian Civic Congress- liberals have joint against Putin and Dictatorship

On December 12 , the 10th anniversary of the Russian Constitution, a Civic Congress of political parties and movements opposed to President Putin´s policies have been  held in Moscow. Politicians and human rights defenders unite in the fight for democracy. (15-DEC-2004) 15 Dec 2004 »

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