17 November 2015

On “high-profile” cases

17 November 2015

In October — November, the High Commissioner conducted inspections following a number of appeals, including the ones of convicted Oleg Navalny, Leonid Razvozzhaev and Sergey Udaltsov. The inspections were carried out jointly with the representatives of the High Commissioner’s Office and regional commissioners for human rights.

16 November 2015
Participation in conference on implementation of UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Participation in conference on implementation of UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

16 November 2015

On 16 November, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova participated in the International Conference on the "Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Experience, Problems, Cooperation".

14 November 2015
Condolences in connection with terrorist attacks in Paris

Condolences in connection with terrorist attacks in Paris

14 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed deep condolences in connection with several terrorist attacks that occured on the night of 14 November in the capital of France.

12 November 2015
Amendments elaborated with assistance of High Commissioner introduced to fire safety legislation

Amendments elaborated with assistance of High Commissioner introduced to fire safety legislation

12 November 2015

On 10 November, the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1213 introduced amendments to the Rules of Fire Prevention Regime (established by the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 390 of April 25, 2012). The amendments have been elaborated by the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM of Russia) with the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

11 November 2015
Appeal to Prime Minister of Russia on legitimacy of tax increasing

Appeal to Prime Minister of Russia on legitimacy of tax increasing

11 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova submitted an official appeal to Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev to examine the legitimacy of collecting increased land tax for the last three years.

Participation in conference on cooperation of government institutions with NGOs

11 November 2015

On 11 November, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova took part in the International Academic Conference on 'Cooperation of Government Institutions with NGOs and Sustainability of the Third Sector: Russia in the International Context' held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

10 November 2015

Yevgeny Vitishko to be released from prison by court order

10 November 2015

On 10 November, the Kirsanov Court of Tambov Region commuted the sentence of  well-known  Krasnodar environmentalist Yevgeny Vitishko, having replaced the rest of the sentence with the restriction of liberty.

06 November 2015
Working visit of High Commissioner to Novgorod Region

Working visit of High Commissioner to Novgorod Region

06 November 2015

On 6 November, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova made a working visit to Novgorod Region.

03 November 2015

Condolences in connection with accident on M4 Don highway in Tula Region

03 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed condolences to Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Karen Andreasyan in connection with the accident involving a  Moscow-Yerevan  bus. 

02 November 2015
Condolences following Airbus A321 crash

Condolences following Airbus A321 crash

02 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova has sent a government telegram to St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko in connection with the crash of the passenger plane, which took place on 31 October.