11 August 2014

Commissioner’s representatives disproved tortures in Crimean SIZO

11 August 2014
In the end of July, officials from the Human Rights Commissioner Office in Russia examined SIZO-1 of the FPS of Russia in the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and detected some violations in the prisoners’ confinement conditions. However, the violations were not connected with their alleged wish to keep Ukrainian citizenship.
07 August 2014

Meeting of the Russian Human Rights Commissioner with the International Red Cross delegates

07 August 2014
On 7 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova met with Deputy Head of the ICRC regional delegation in Russia, Belorussia, and Moldova Bruno Uskine and the Protection Coordinator of the ICRC’s regional delegation in Russia and Belorussia Alessia Bertelli.
04 August 2014

Human Rights Commissioner in Russia hails humanitarian passage route for 430 Ukrainian servicemen

04 August 2014
and appeals again to Ukrainian authorities to open humanitarian passage to evacuate ill children. Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova hails the creation of the humanitarian passage route for 430 Ukrainian servicemen and appeals again to the Ukrainian authorities to open secure passage routes for evacuation of ill children from Donetsk and Lugansk.
29 April 2014

How to improve efficiency of human rights protection in penitentiaries?

29 April 2014
The question became a key issue discussed on 23 April at the meeting of Russian human rights defenders chaired by Ella Pamfilova.
16 April 2014

Temporary identity card will contain passport number

16 April 2014
On the grounds of public appeals the Commissioner requested the Federal Migration Service to introduce into the temporary identity card the data on the passport being replaced or renewed. The authority responded positively and now the temporary card holders avoid a problems connected with the lack of passport data.
14 April 2014

‘March of Truth’ held peacefully

14 April 2014
On 13 April the sanctioned rally ‘March of Truth’ was held, where representatives of the Russian Human Rights Commissioner acted as observers. No violations on the part of police, organisers or participants in the public event were observed
08 April 2014

Judgement of the Constitutional Court on constitutionality of law on non-commercial organisations and administrative fines

08 April 2014
On 6 March 2014 a hearing was held in relation to constitutionality of some provisions of the law on public associations and non-commercial organisations. The Court rendered the provisions of the law on non-commercial organisations and the Administrative Offences Code in dispute noncontroversial to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. However, the stipulated fines for individuals and legal entities were found unconstitutional.