30 January 2015
Pamfilova calls news she tried to persuade Savchenko to waive lawyers “utter nonsense”

Pamfilova calls news she tried to persuade Savchenko to waive lawyers “utter nonsense”

30 January 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova disproved the information that she had been allegedly persuading Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to waive the lawyers.

28 January 2015

Ministry of Culture to take no part in Privalov’s apartment buildings fate

28 January 2015

On 27 January, the Russia’s Ministry of Culture replied to the appeal of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia regarding the demolition of the Privalov’s apartment buildings. The Ministry of Culture informed that the documents of the historic and cultural expert examination which had been re-submitted by the activists to protect the architectural complex were returned to the applicants.

23 January 2015

Again on Privalov’s historic apartment buildings

23 January 2015

On 23 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova sent official petitions to Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yury Chayka and Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin to "inspect implementation of the laws on protection of cultural heritage" during the initiated demolition of the Privalov’s apartment buildings.

19 January 2015

Ella Pamfilova appealed to Vladimir Medinsky with request to prevent demolishing Privalov’s apartment buildings

19 January 2015

On 19 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova appealed to Minister of Culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky with a request to prevent destruction of Privalov’s apartment buildings.

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.