07 October 2014

Ombudsmen meeting with Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy Alexander Beglov

07 October 2014
On 7 October 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova participated in the human rights commissioners’ meeting with Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Central Federal District Alexander Beglov.
03 October 2014

Verification of data on soldiers’ deaths goes on

03 October 2014
Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova has in due time received a response from the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office related to the examination of deaths and detention of Russian servicemen.
30 September 2014

Observance of indigenous peoples’ rights discussed in Krasnoyarsk

30 September 2014
On 29 to 30 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova took part in the research and practice seminar The Role of National Human Rights Defending Organisations in Promoting Rights of Indigenous Minorities.
26 September 2014

Working visit to St Petersburg

26 September 2014
On 26 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova arrived in St Petersburg on a working visit, where she took part in the work of the coordination council of commissioners for human rights in the North-Western Federal District (NWFD).
25 September 2014

Russian Commissioner appeals to UN and Council of Europe about mass graves under Donetsk

25 September 2014
On 25 September Ella Pamfilova sent an official letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe in relation to the discovery of a mass grave under Donetsk.

Appointment of the new commissioner in Moscow appeared closed and swift

25 September 2014
Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova expressed her regret that Tatyana Potyaeva had been appointed under no consultations with the human rights community. The Moscow Mayor, when introducing the candidacy of Ms Potyaeva, had not followed the example of the president who held multiple consultations with the human rights and expert communities before proposing a candidacy for the approval by the State Duma.

Public control over penitentiaries

25 September 2014

On 25 September, the conference 'Assistance to Independent and Effective Public Control over Penitentiaries in the Russian Federation: Summing Up the Three-Year Work and Preparing the Future' was held in Moscow.

24 September 2014

“Such atrocious, barbaric crimes must not go unpunished!”

24 September 2014
The Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia calls on international organisations to join the investigation of the slaughters in Donbass.
19 September 2014

Actual competitiveness of elections should be increased and better consideration of voters’ views sought

19 September 2014
This conclusion was made in the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, in view of the early results of the human rights monitoring on the single election day.
16 September 2014

Amendments to use force against prisoners to damage Russia’s reputation

16 September 2014
The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation requests that the issue of amending the draft law on extension of grounds and changing the use of force and special means procedure in penal facilities be reviewed.