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News from the Russian Research Center for Human Rights - 2016

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How can we resist illiberal democracy and populism?

On day two of the #HRHN2016 Assembly, the Human Rights Houses, joined by external experts, discussed the growing trend toward illiberal democracy, autocracy, and populism, and proposed solutions for how civil society can resist this trend. 24 Nov 2016 »

Image: Remembering Anna Politkovskaya 10 years after her murder

Remembering Anna Politkovskaya 10 years after her murder

Prominent investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya was murdered on 7 October 2006. 10 years after her killing, many human rights organisations mark the anniversary and remember her work, her character, and courage. 07 Oct 2016 »

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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 
Copyright: http://ru.krymr.com/

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 
Copyright: Fritt Ord

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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