On March 29, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Altai Territory Boris Larin presented a report on his activities at a meeting of the Altai Legislative Assembly.
In his speech, Boris Larin noted that in 2017 a priority area of the regional Commissioner’s activity was the provision for Altai citizens of guarantees of state protection of their rights and freedoms, control over the implementation of the rights of citizens in the institutions providing social services and the conditions of detention in places of deprivation of liberty, as well as work on legal education and informing the population of the Altai Territory in the field of protecting human and civil rights and freedoms. Particular attention was paid to protecting the rights of residents to social security, the implementation of the electoral rights of certain categories of citizens.
As a result of the speech, the parliamentarians agreed with the recommendations to the authorities, given in the report. The regional Commissioner was recommended to continue work on providing guarantees of state protection of human and civil rights and freedoms in the Altai Territory.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Altai Territory