07 September 2016

Penza Commissioner visited temporary holding cell and branch of district hospital during visit to Vadinsk

07 September 2016

On 6 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova visited the police custody cell and the branch of the Nizhnelomovsk Interdistrict Hospital during her working visit to Vadinsk.

06 September 2016
Commissioner in Tula Region and regional Election Commission elaborated mechanism of cooperation during elections

Commissioner in Tula Region and regional Election Commission elaborated mechanism of cooperation during elections

06 September 2016

On 5 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tula Region Galina Fomina met with Chairman of the Election Commission of Tula Region Sergey Kostenko.

31 August 2016
Commissioner in Khakassia assisted in developing recommendations to organise medical aid to people in custody

Commissioner in Khakassia assisted in developing recommendations to organise medical aid to people in custody

31 August 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Khakassia Alexander Chistotin held a joint meeting with representatives of the republican Prosecutor’s Office, Civic Chamber, Public Monitoring Committee, Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Ministry of Healthcare. The meeting was devoted to the medical aid to people held in custody. Following the meeting competent authorities will be given recommendations to improve the situation.

26 August 2016
About free legal assistance system

About free legal assistance system

26 August 2016

On 25 August, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR). This time it focused on the development of the free legal assistance system in Russian regions. The  high-quality  voluntary legal aid is especially important in the current rough social and economic circumstances.

25 August 2016

Ivanovo Commissioner submitted requests to protect rights of people awaiting deportation

25 August 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Ivanovo Region Natalia Kovaleva takes measures to facilitate departure of migrants awaiting deportation. People cannot get home, since the federal budget funds allocated for transportation have been exhausted.

24 August 2016

Elections observers’ ethics code presented in Pskov

24 August 2016

On 22 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov and Chairman of the Pskov Electoral Commission Nikolai Tsvetkov presented the Ethics Code of Election Observers.

23 August 2016
Commissioners in Tula Region and Moscow to cooperate in human rights protection

Commissioners in Tula Region and Moscow to cooperate in human rights protection

23 August 2016

On 19–20 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tula Region Galina Fomina met with Commissioner for Human Rights in the city of Moscow Tatiana Potyaeva.

22 August 2016

Orphaned girl given apartment in Saint Petersburg

22 August 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov has protected the housing rights of a girl left without parental care. The orphan will move into a new apartment after ownership of the apartment from the specialised housing fund is registered.

18 August 2016
Legal Aid Day held in penal colony No. 2 in Tatarstan

Legal Aid Day held in penal colony No. 2 in Tatarstan

18 August 2016

On 17 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Saria Saburskaya jointly with the Republic of Tatarstan Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia held Legal Aid Day in penal colony No. 2.

17 August 2016
Disabled man in Penza Region to be given citizenship and passport

Disabled man in Penza Region to be given citizenship and passport

17 August 2016

As a result of the measures taken by Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova, a disabled person having neither a citizenship nor a permanent residence will be finally given Russian citizenship and a passport. Moreover, the possibility that the man will be taken to a relevant social support centre is being considered currently.