28 December 2015

Expert Council under Commissioner for Human Rights in Arkhangelsk Region summed up work in 2015

28 December 2015

On 24 December, the final meeting of the Expert Council on Guarantees of State Protection of Civil and Human Rights and Freedoms under the Commissioner for Human Rights in Arkhangelsk Region Lyubov Anisimova was held. The participants in the meeting summed up their work in 2015.

25 December 2015
Open office hours held online for convicts in Tomsk

Open office hours held online for convicts in Tomsk

25 December 2015

On 24 December, within the framework of ‘VzaimoDeistviye’ (InterAction) project, remand detainees and convicts from Pretrial Detention Centre No. 2, correctional facilities No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, as well as Medical and Correctional Facility No. 2 spoke with the Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region using a modern videoconferencing technology.

24 December 2015

Seminar on treatment of persons in detention facilities held in Ulyanovsk Region

24 December 2015

A  two-day  seminar held with participation of law enforcement officers and members of the Public Monitoring Commission of Ulyanovsk Region was devoted to the formation of knowledge and abilities in treatment of people held in detention facilities.

23 December 2015

Sverdlovsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Lesnoy

23 December 2015

Summarising the results of open office hours held for the public in Lesnoy, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova said the infringement of labour rights was a system-related problem. 

22 December 2015
Ella Pamfilova rated second in top efficient politicians list

Ella Pamfilova rated second in top efficient politicians list

22 December 2015

According to the Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Research (ISEPR Foundation), High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova is one of the most efficient public politicians.

17 December 2015
'Do not overload truck drivers with exactions!'

'Do not overload truck drivers with exactions!'

17 December 2015

On 17 December, during a large press conference Russia’s President Vladimir Putin stressed that long-distance truck drivers must not be overcharged with various fees, taxes and exactions. 

Sverdlovsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Yekaterinburg

17 December 2015

On 16 December, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatyana Merzlyakova held again open office hours for the public in Yekaterinburg. The event was held within the framework of  All-Russian Open Office Hours Day. It coincided with International Human Rights Day and Russia’s Constitution Day.

16 December 2015

Winners of 'Human Rights: OBJECTIVe Opinion' contest awarded in Republic of Tatarstan

16 December 2015

On 15 December, a  high-profile  award ceremony of photo and video contest winners 'Human Rights: OBJECTIVe Opinion' was held in the Office of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan.

14 December 2015

Special meeting of human rights defenders of Saint Petersburg

14 December 2015

On 11 December, within the framework of the city events dedicated to Human Rights Day, a special meeting of prominent local  non-government  organisations took place in the White Hall of the Mayakovsky Central Public Library in Saint Petersburg. The event was initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov.

11 December 2015
Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

11 December 2015

Human Rights Day has been celebrated all over the world on 10 December since 1950.