16 June 2015

Justice triumphed

16 June 2015

On 16 June, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a reply from the Military Investigation Department in Moscow to the request to protect the rights of a serviceman from the Military Unit No. 3792, charged with violation of the military service order. The letter of response says the criminal case has been closed and the charges have been dismissed due to the lack of elements of a crime.

15 June 2015

Guilty staff member dismissed, others to be inspected

15 June 2015

On 15 June, the Prosecutor’s Office of Saint Petersburg reported dismissal of a staff member of the office following an infringement of the terms established by law for consideration of the High Commissioner’s requests. In addition, due to the violation of the terms for consideration of a High Commissioner’s request related to protection of labour rights of Ms K., an official inspection is to be held at the office.

10 June 2015

Family reunification

10 June 2015

In early June it became known that separation of a  multi-child  family residing in Achinsk had been prevented with the assistance of staff members of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnoyarsk Territory.

28 May 2015

Prisoner’s right to benefits restored

28 May 2015

In late May, with the assistance of staff members of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Office, a legal right of convict I. to receive social disability benefits and monthly payment was restored.

22 May 2015

Sick-leave payments received

22 May 2015

On 22 May it became known that the rights of convict K., serving a sentence at a correctional facility in Tyumen Region, to receive  sick-leave  payments have been restored with the assistance of members of the Russian Human Rights Commissioner’s Office.

Right of defence restored

Right of defence restored

22 May 2015

The Saratov Regional Court Panel acknowledged the arguments presented by the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia concerning reversal of the cassation judgement related to convict S. and assignment of a new hearing with participation of an advocate sufficient. 

14 May 2015

Criminal case closed

14 May 2015

On 14 May, the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a letter of gratitude from Mr S. for the assistance rendered by the Commissioner’s Office in closure of a criminal case opened against him.

13 May 2015

Dead acquitted

13 May 2015

On 13 May, with the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation a criminal case of a dead Mr M. of Akka Village (the Republic of Dagestan) was closed.

07 May 2015

Necessary medicine will be provided to kidney transplant patients

07 May 2015

An appropriate medicine treatment would be provided to patients who had a renal transplantation, the Moscow City Government said in official response to the appeal of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.

22 March 2015
Letter of gratitude for assistance in provision of documents

Letter of gratitude for assistance in provision of documents

22 March 2015

On 22 March, the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a letter of gratitude for assistance in receiving documents from court.