26 January 2016

On reorganisation of Correctional Treatment Facility LIU-10 in Nizhny Novgorod Region

26 January 2016

The Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (the FPS of Russia) informs the High Commissioner of its plans to establish an open prison on the territory of the correctional treatment facility (LIU-10) in Nizhny Novgorod Region and supports the proposal of setting up the state tuberculosis rehabilitation center there.

The High Commissioner proposes to improve draft law regulating public monitoring commissions’ work

26 January 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova calls on to improve the draft law regulating public monitoring commissions’ (PMC’s) work. The proposed document fails to cope with many problems in the sphere of control over human rights observance in detention.

20 January 2016
Ella Pamfilova's comments

Ella Pamfilova's comments

20 January 2016

Ms Ella Pamfilova's comments

19 January 2016

Nadezhda Savchenko’s case

19 January 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova follows up the case of Nadezhda Savchenko held in pretrial detention centre No. 3 in Novocherkassk (hereinafter as SIZO-3).

Agreement on cooperation between High Commissioner and Federal Bailiff Service of Russia

19 January 2016

On 19 January, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova and Head of the Federal Bailiff Service of Russia Arthur Parfenchikov signed a new version of the agreement on cooperation. 

18 January 2016
Meeting with Galina Shirshina

Meeting with Galina Shirshina

18 January 2016

On 18 January, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with ex-Mayor of Petrozavodsk Urban District Galina Shirshina. 

12 January 2016

Meeting with Ambassador of Denmark

12 January 2016

On 12 January, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with Ambassador of Denmark Thomas Winkler.

11 January 2016
Analytical review of resolutions of Plenum of Supreme Court of Russian Federation on sentencing

Analytical review of resolutions of Plenum of Supreme Court of Russian Federation on sentencing

11 January 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia prepared an analytical review of resolutions of Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation No. 58 as of 22 December 2015 On Criminal Sentencing Policy of Courts of the Russian Federation and No. 59 On Amendments to a Number of Resolutions of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on Criminal Cases.

01 January 2016
Happy New Year and Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year and Merry Christmas!

01 January 2016

Dear colleagues!

I heartily congratulate you on the occasion of New Year and Christmas!

29 December 2015

Discussion with human rights activists of amendments to Law 'On Federal Security Service'

29 December 2015

On 28 December, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova met with a group of Russian human rights activists to discuss amendments to the Law On the Federal Security Service.