16 December 2015

Winners of 'Human Rights: OBJECTIVe Opinion' contest awarded in Republic of Tatarstan

16 December 2015

On 15 December, a  high-profile  award ceremony of photo and video contest winners 'Human Rights: OBJECTIVe Opinion' was held in the Office of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan.

14 December 2015

Special meeting of human rights defenders of Saint Petersburg

14 December 2015

On 11 December, within the framework of the city events dedicated to Human Rights Day, a special meeting of prominent local  non-government  organisations took place in the White Hall of the Mayakovsky Central Public Library in Saint Petersburg. The event was initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov.

11 December 2015
Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

11 December 2015

Human Rights Day has been celebrated all over the world on 10 December since 1950.

09 December 2015

Winners of Human Rights 2015 competition named in Saint Petersburg

09 December 2015

On 9 December, in anticipation of Human Rights Day, the ceremony of awarding the winners of St. Petersburg Human Rights 2015 competition among students took place in the State Museum of Political History of Russia.

08 December 2015

Irkutsk Commissioner suggested draft law on local budget be improved

08 December 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin suggested the draft law on the region’s budget 2016 be improved. According to him, the version adopted in the first reading at the session of the Legislative Assembly on 25 November is not in full compliance with the budget legislation.

04 December 2015
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

04 December 2015

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been commemorated on 3 December since 1992 to promote action to raise awareness about disability issues. A regular release of ‘Human Rights’ programme broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR) that day was devoted to the protection of rights of the disabled.

02 December 2015

Novosibirsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Moshkovsky District

02 December 2015

On 1 December, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva was on a working trip in Moshkovsky Distirict. During the trip she held open office hours for public, met the Head of the Region and visited the Uspensky Neuropsychiatric Residential Facility.

01 December 2015

Magadan Сommissioner assisted in solving housing problem

01 December 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Magadan Region Alexander Surovtsev assisted a complainant in solving a housing problem.

Arkhangelsk Commissioner and State Traffic Safety Inspectorate holding Disabled Person campaign

01 December 2015

From 28 November to 10 December, the Commissioner for Human Rights in Arkhangelsk Region together with the Regional Department of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate (STSI) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation have been holding a campaign called ‘The Disabled’.

30 November 2015

Purchase of poor quality housing for orphans in Irkutsk Region to be investigated

30 November 2015

Following the request of Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valery Lukin, deputies of the local Legislative Assembly are to conduct an investigation into the purchase by the regional Ministry of Property Relations of poor quality housing for orphans.