26 August 2015
High Commissioner to visit Nikolay Karpyuk

High Commissioner to visit Nikolay Karpyuk

26 August 2015

On 26 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova has sent an official reply to the open appeal of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, Valeriya Lutkovska, regarding detention of a Ukrainian citizen, Nikolay Karpyuk.

25 August 2015
Beginning of Oboronservice’s story shameful, end shocking

Beginning of Oboronservice’s story shameful, end shocking

25 August 2015

The invariable number of complaints having been received for years from people driven to despair proves that the issues of release on parole remain among the most acute ones. Vagueness and discriminatory character of the criteria used by court to endorse a release on parole are fairly pointed out by human rights defenders and convicts themselves.

19 August 2015
Former editor-in-chief of Duel newspaper transferred to house arrest

Former editor-in-chief of Duel newspaper transferred to house arrest

19 August 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova welcomed the ruling to change the restriction to the former  editor-in-chief  of Duel newspaper, Yuriy Mukhin, announced by Moscow City Court on 19 August.

14 August 2015
Visit to detained journalists Mukhin and Sokolov

Visit to detained journalists Mukhin and Sokolov

14 August 2015

On 14 August, representatives of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia visited journalists Yuriy Mukhin and Alexander Sokolov in the  Pre-Trial  Detention Centre No. 2 of the Moscow Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.

Inspection of conditions in temporary and special detention facilities in Nizhniy Novgorod Region

14 August 2015

On 3–7 August, a representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia inspected conditions of detention of suspected in and accused of crimes kept in temporary detention facilities (IVSs) and persons in custody for administrative offences contained in special detention centres (SPs) of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region General Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. 

11 August 2015

Hunger strike of Andrey Krekov in Arkhangelsk Region not confirmed

11 August 2015

The information about violation of rights of a prisoner, Andrey Krekov, reported in the mass media, had been investigated from 4 to 6 August.

Results of inspection of Alexander Kostenko’s detention conditions submitted to Valeriya Lutkovska

11 August 2015
On 7 August, an official letter of information about inspected conditions of detention of Ukrainian citizen Alexander Kostenko was submitted to Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovska. The letter of information was submitted in reply to the official requests regarding observance of Alexander Kostenko’s rights made by Ms Lutkovska to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia. At the instruction of the High Commissioner…
05 August 2015
High Commissioner expressed condolences following road accident in Khabarovsk Territory

High Commissioner expressed condolences following road accident in Khabarovsk Territory

05 August 2015

On 5 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed her deepest condolences following a road accident at the 125th kilometre of the highway Komsomolsk-on-Amur  — Khabarovsk, which caused tragic deaths of people and resulted in heavy injures to many passengers.

03 August 2015

On Resolution of Constitutional Court of Russian Federation No. 21-P as of 14 July 2015

03 August 2015

The provisions of the Resolution No.  21-P  adopted by the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation as of 14 July 2015 concerning the legal effect of the judgements delivered by the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia have been analysed under instructions of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova.

Ella Pamfilova requested Valeriya Lutkovska to assist in observance of two Russian citizens’ rights

03 August 2015

On 3 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova submitted an official request to Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovska to personally visit the citizens of the Russian Federation, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, transferred from the Central Military Hospital to a  pre-trial  detention facility.