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News from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2010

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HR organisations express concern with ineffective implementation of PACE resolution on N. Caucasus

International and Russian human rights organizations, including Human Rights Center Memorial, the Civil Rights Defenders and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee have sent a letter to the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe expressing concern with the lack of effective implementation of its resolution 1738 (2010) on Legal remedies for human rights defenders in North Caucasus. 22 Dec 2010 »

Image: Cooperation of psychiatrists and human rights defenders will be resumed

Cooperation of psychiatrists and human rights defenders will be resumed

On the 13th of December Independent Psychiatric Association of the Russian Federation and Moscow Helsinki Group held a seminar ‘Human Rights and Psychiatry’ within the projects on the protection of people with mental disorders and prevention of tortures in closed establishments of the Russian Federation. More then 40 experts, representatives of regional NGOs visited the event. 14 Dec 2010 »

Image: IPA visited Moscow Mental Health Facility №5

IPA visited Moscow Mental Health Facility №5

On the 2nd of December, 2010 representatives of Independent Psychiatric of the Russian Federation (IPA) psychiatrists Yuri Savenko and Natalia Spiridonova and Liubov Vinogradova, medical psychologist, in cooperation with representatives of Federal Ombudsman’s Administration visited Moscow Metal Health Facility №5 in connection of large number complaints from the patients of hospital and their relatives. 03 Dec 2010 »

Image: Detention of human rights defenders in Buryatia

Detention of human rights defenders in Buryatia

On the 4th of November Buryatia HR defenders held protest action against Article 282 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation and to support Nadezhda Nizovkina and Tatiana Stetsura, accused by this Article, Co-chairwomen of the Buryatia department of Solidarnost Movement and members of Democratic Union. They are also participants of Human Rights Network’s project ‘Electronic Human rights Education for Lawyers’, which is part of the capacity building program ‘International Law in Advocacy’. 11 Nov 2010 »

Image: Project Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers at a Conference on European Convention

Project Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers at a Conference on European Convention

The results of the project Electronic Human Rights Education for Lawyers were presented by a Russian team at a Conference on European Convention 21 Oct 2010 »

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