Human Rights House Foundation

Russia

Russian Federation – The Russian Research Center for Human Rights

Located in Moscow, the Russian Research Center for Human Rights (RRCHR) hosts ten independent human rights organizations. The Center was established in 1992 by a number of internationally recognised human rights activists who had struggled for freedom in the Soviet Union since the 1960s.

Human rights trends

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Handbook for Journalists Covering World Cup

Seven human rights organisations launch a handbook for journalists covering the football World Cup in Russia. 16 May 2018 »

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Russia: Repression on the eve of elections

While many commentators discuss the lack of credible opposition candidates in the Russian election, perhaps just as damaging for democracy is the lack of space for journalists, activists, non-governmental organisations, and human rights defenders. 16 Mar 2018 »

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Strengthening rights of soldiers, improving prison conditions 

Socially significant human rights projects have been launched by two member organisations of the Russian Research Center for Human Rights. 22 Feb 2018 »

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Crimea: The rule of Kremlin prevails over the rule of law

Now three years since the Russian annexation of Crimea, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) again raised concerns about the human rights situation on the peninsula at the United Nations Human Rights Council. 23 Mar 2017 »

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PACE: Don’t compromise on Russian human rights

Parliamentarians from the 47 Member-States of the Council of Europe met this week in Strasbourg, but the Russian delegates are staying in Moscow. They should stay there until they are willing to talk about and adhere to human rights. 26 Jan 2017 »

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