16 January 2015
Ella Pamfilova expressed her condolences in relation to death of the Avetisyan family

Ella Pamfilova expressed her condolences in relation to death of the Avetisyan family

16 January 2015
On 16 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova sent a letter of condolences to Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia in relation to the death of the Avetisyan family. The Russian Commissioner underscored that "such a cynic crime must be thoroughly investigated and the guilty severely punished".

Reply of Russian Commissioner for Human Rights to the open letter of Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights

16 January 2015
On 16 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova replied to the Open Letter of Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovskaya regarding arrangement of the meeting of Nadezhda Savchenko with her sister Vera Savchenko.
15 January 2015
Pamfilova’s speech at National Forum ‘State and Civil Society: Cooperation in the Name of Development’

Pamfilova’s speech at National Forum ‘State and Civil Society: Cooperation in the Name of Development’

15 January 2015
On 14–15 January 2015, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova participated in the work of the National Forum ‘State and Civil Society: Cooperation in the Name of Development’. Recent amendments to the law on non-governmental organisations became the key issue of the forum.
05 January 2015

Draft laws to improve work of Human Rights Commissioner in Russia submitted by President to State Duma

05 January 2015

Pursuant to Article 84 of the Constitution, Vladimir Putin submitted to the State Duma draft federal constitutional law On Amendments to the Federal Constitutional Law On Commissioner for Human Rights of the Russian Federation and the draft federal law On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation to Improve the Work of Human Rights Commissioners.

30 December 2014

Pamfilova to monitor protest actions after verdict to the Navalnys

30 December 2014
Representatives of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia will track violations and attempted provocations during potential protest actions if any take place today after announcement of the verdict on the Yves Rocher case against brothers Alexey and Oleg Navalny, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova reported today.
22 December 2014

Amendments to Russian Water Code hazardous to health and life

22 December 2014

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova is utterly opposed to adoption of the draft law on amendments to the Russian Water Code. Ms Pamfilova is ready to speak when this project is to be discussed at the plenary session of the State Duma.

19 December 2014

Working meeting with Ryszard Komenda

19 December 2014
On 19 December, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova had a working meeting with the UN Senior Human Rights Adviser in Russia Ryszard Komenda.
18 December 2014

Meeting with Andreas Gross

18 December 2014
On 18 December, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC), one of the PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Russia.
17 December 2014
Commissioner’s ‘Hasten to Do Good’ award

Commissioner’s ‘Hasten to Do Good’ award

17 December 2014
On 17 December, the Russian Human Rights Commissioner’s ‘Hasten to Do Good’ medal award took place in Moscow. The award was given to nine laureates, two of them posthumously.

Coordination Council of Russian commissioners for human rights

17 December 2014
On 16-17 December 2014, a session of the Coordination Council of Russian commissioners for human rights chaired by Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova was held in Moscow. Formation of an integrated human rights state protection system in Russia became the key issue of the meeting. In particular,…