08 April 2016

Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights informed of visiting Russian citizen in pretrial detention centre in Poltava

08 April 2016

A representative of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights visited a Russian citizen, Ms Ch., in Pretrial Detention Centre No. 23 in Poltava once again, according to the official letter by Valeriya Lutkovska received in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the end of March.

29 March 2016

Petition in protection of persons without legal education applying to court submitted to Constitutional Court of Russia

29 March 2016

On 25 March, the last day as the High Commissioner for Human Right in Russia, Ella Pamfilova petitioned the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation to examine constitutionality of some provisions of the Code of Administrative Proceedings of the Russian Federation.

25 March 2016

High Commissioner petitioned Judicial Panel of Supreme Court of Russian Federation in interests of Sentsov and Kolchenko

25 March 2016

On 23 March 2016, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia submitted petitions to the Judicial Panel of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in protection of prisoners Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko.

High Commissioner insists on impartial examination of information about violence in Republic of Adygea Pretrial Detention Centre No. 2

25 March 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova expresses her confidence that the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation will follow up the investigation into the events in Pretrial Detention Centre No. 2 in the Republic of Adygea (hereinafter as  SIZO-2 ) and ensure lawfulness of the  pre-investigative  bodies’ decisions.

Investigation into teenager’s death in Belorechensk reformatory followed up by High Commissioner

25 March 2016

High Commissioner is closely cooperating with the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation and the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (FPS of Russia) and is following up on the investigation into the death of a  16-year-old  citizen of Ukraine, Vitaly Pop, at a young offenders’ institution in Belorechensk (Krasnodar Territory).

High Commissioner’s report presented to deputies of State Duma

High Commissioner’s report presented to deputies of State Duma

25 March 2016

On 25 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova presented the Annual Report 2015 at the plenary session of the State Duma of the Federal Council of the Russian Federation.

23 March 2016
Press conference of High Commissioner on outcomes of 2015

Press conference of High Commissioner on outcomes of 2015

23 March 2016

On 23 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova spoke about main outcomes of 2015 at a press conference timed to the publication of the annual report.

22 March 2016
Ella Pamfilova presented annual report to President of Russia

Ella Pamfilova presented annual report to President of Russia

22 March 2016

On 22 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova presented the Annual Report 2015 to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and reported on the human rights situation in the country.

Ella Pamfilova expressed condolences in connection with tragedy in Belgium

22 March 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova expressed condolences in connection with terrorist acts occurred in Brussels on 22 March.

19 March 2016
Ella Pamfilova expressed condolences in connection with plane crash in Rostov Region

Ella Pamfilova expressed condolences in connection with plane crash in Rostov Region

19 March 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova expressed condolences in connection with a plane crash in the airport of  Rostov-on-Don.