23 June 2015

Yakutsk Commissioner and prosecutors inspected detention centre

23 June 2015

On 22 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov and high officials of the prosecutor’s offices of Yakutsk and the republic held a joint inspection of the Detention Centre, the Yakutsk Department of the MIA of the Russian Federation.

22 June 2015

Human Rights Commissioner in Bryansk Region held roundtable on free legal aid

22 June 2015

On 15 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Bryansk Region Sergey Simonenko and The Legal Clinics Development Centre Autonomous  Non-Commercial  Association organised a roundtable named ‘Free Legal Aid Availability Problems’. The discussion revealed that the  non-state  system of free legal aid (FLA) in the region is still in the making.

19 June 2015
Meeting with participants to UN Russian Speaking Indigenous Fellowship Programme

Meeting with participants to UN Russian Speaking Indigenous Fellowship Programme

19 June 2015

On 19 June, staff members of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia met with participants to the UN Russian Speaking Indigenous Fellowship Programme. Representatives of indigenous minorities of Kamchatka, Khabarovsk Territory, the Komi Republic, Leningrad, Kemerovo, Murmansk, and Sakhalin regions took part in the meeting.

Right to be released

19 June 2015

Morshanskiy District Court of Tambov Region held that convict M., having served his sentence in penal colonies No. 1 and No. 5 of the Department of the FPS in Tambov Region, be released on parole.

Yakutsk Commissioner urged republic’s head finance detention centres’ repair

19 June 2015

On 18 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov and Minister of Internal Affairs of Yakutia Vladimir Prokopenko sent a joint request to the republic’s head Egor Borisov to consider an opportunity to finance construction and repair of detention centres for those in temporary custody for administrative offences.

Ivanovo Commissioner discussed rights of deported

19 June 2015

On 18 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ivanovo Region Natalia Kovaleva held a working meeting on procrastination problem in executing court judgements related to aliens and stateless persons’ deportation.

18 June 2015
1,500 books collected for social support in Arkhangelsk Region

1,500 books collected for social support in Arkhangelsk Region

18 June 2015

A charitable event organised jointly by Commissioner for Human Rights in Arkhangelsk Region Lyubov Anisimova and Lomonosov Central City Library to collect books for social support institutions is being held in the region.

17 June 2015

Lawyer of the Year contest in Tomsk Region opened for volunteers

17 June 2015

For the first time volunteer lawyers will be able to take part in the regional Lawyer of the Year contest. The Regional Administration made this decision in late May 2015, following the suggestion made by Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova to provide  non-commercial  organisations with an opportunity to propose volunteer lawyers for participation in the contest, and to appraise them in a separate nomination.

16 June 2015
Commissioner in Penza Region presented Activity Report 2014

Commissioner in Penza Region presented Activity Report 2014

16 June 2015

On 10 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova presented her report on observance and protection of human and civil rights and freedoms in 2014 to deputies of the regional Legislative Assembly.

Prevention of juvenile delinquency

16 June 2015

On 16 June, a representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia took part in a roundtable named ‘Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency’.