27 April 2016
Tatiana Moskalkova becoming acquainted with regional human rights commissioners

Tatiana Moskalkova becoming acquainted with regional human rights commissioners

27 April 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova started getting acquainted with the activity of the regional human rights commissioners. On 27 April, the High Commissioner met with Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova.

25 April 2016
Tatiana Moskalkova met with staff members of High Commissioner’s Office

Tatiana Moskalkova met with staff members of High Commissioner’s Office

25 April 2016

On 25 April, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova met with staff members of the Office of the High Commissioner. Chairman of the State Duma Sergey Naryshkin and Chairperson of the Central Election Commission of Russia Ella Pamfilova participated in the meeting.

22 April 2016
Tatiana Moskalkova was elected as High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Tatiana Moskalkova was elected as High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

22 April 2016

On 22 April, deputies of the State Duma voted for election of Tatiana Moskalkova as High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. The candidature was proposed by A Just Russia party. As a result of the secret ballot Ms Moskalkova was supported by 323 votes, 11 votes were against the appointment, and one abstained from voting.

21 April 2016

About petitions of High Commissioner to Constitutional Court in 2015

21 April 2016

The Annual Report 2015 of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation informs about three petitions to the Constitutional Court of Russia which had some outcome reached before 31 December 2015.

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.