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News from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2013

Image: Vladimir Putin is met by protests in Armenia

Vladimir Putin is met by protests in Armenia

Following Armenia’s decision to join a customs union with the Russian Federation, President Vladimir Putin is visiting the country on Monday 2 December. The protests in favour of rapprochement with the European Union spread from Maidan in Kiev to Yerevan. 02 Dec 2013 »

Image: The UN’s human rights work should be increased

The UN’s human rights work should be increased

Members of the Human Rights House Network (HRHN) express their concern to learn that the European Union is aiming at further reducing the ordinary budget of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The NGOs call upon the European Union to support the work of the Office, by increasing its ordinary budget as a way to strengthen the impact of its work and cooperation by all States. 26 Nov 2013 »

Международные эксперты за права российских НКО.

Российский закон «об иностранных агентах» не соответствует международно-правовым стандартам, а отношение власти к некоммерческим организация нуждается в переосмыслении и реконструкции. К такому выводу пришли организаторы и участники круглого стола «Развитие некоммерческого законодательства. Международный опыт», прошедшего 31 октября в Москве. 22 Nov 2013 »

Image: Women human rights defenders even more at risk 
Copyright: Women's Resource Center, Armenia

Women human rights defenders even more at risk

Human rights defenders and their NGOs working on the rights of women or related to gender face more and more risk, including those working on sexual rights, such as the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people (LGBT). The United Nations needs to send a strong signal. 21 Nov 2013 »

Image: Possible eviction of the Human Rights House Voronezh

Possible eviction of the Human Rights House Voronezh

The Human Rights House Voronezh, one of the members of the Human Rights House Network, may be left without premises, after the actions taken by the Voronezh city district administration. This would not only damage the entire group of organizations sharing the premises, but would also negatively affect the citizens who are in need of assistance. 18 Aug 2013 »

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