22 April 2016
Protection of social rights of repressed persons

Protection of social rights of repressed persons

22 April 2016

On 21 April, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR). Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Ingushetia Dzhambulat Ozdoev and Director of the State Museum of GULAG History Roman Romanov were the programme’s guests. The release was devoted to protection of rights of citizens recognised as victims of political repressions.

Tomsk Human Rights Commissioner inspected detention conditions in police cells

22 April 2016

On 21 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Toms Region Elena Kartashova jointly with Prosecutor of Kirovsky District Vladislav Shumikhin visited Police Unit No. 1 of the Tomsk Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia to inspect conditions of detention of persons held in custody for administrative offences. Information on the findings will be provided to the Tomsk Department of the MIA of Russia and prosecutors.

21 April 2016
Dagestan NGOs and government authorities elaborated mechanisms of cooperation

Dagestan NGOs and government authorities elaborated mechanisms of cooperation

21 April 2016

On 19 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Dagestan Ummupazil Omarova participated in the conference of non-governmental organisations in Makhachkala. Following the conference results working mechanisms of cooperation between NGOs and government authorities were elaborated. They allow representatives of civil society to be rightful partners for authorities.

20 April 2016
Cooperation with GULAG History Museum

Cooperation with GULAG History Museum

20 April 2016

In April, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia held joint events with the State Museum of GULAG History. The events were devoted to human rights protection issues.

19 April 2016
Results of annual regional contest among students summarised in Smolensk

Results of annual regional contest among students summarised in Smolensk

19 April 2016

The final of the regional law competition took place in Smolensk. Commissioner for Human Rights in Smolensk Region Alexander Kapustin was one of the organisers of this contest.

18 April 2016
Human Rights Commissioner in Krasnodar and Territorial Election Commission signed cooperation agreement

Human Rights Commissioner in Krasnodar and Territorial Election Commission signed cooperation agreement

18 April 2016

On 14 April, during the round table devoted to the questions of ensuring voting rights of citizens, Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak and Chairman of the Election Commission in Krasnodar Territory signed a cooperation agreement.

15 April 2016
Novosibirsk Commissioner helped to equip accessible environment for disabled child

Novosibirsk Commissioner helped to equip accessible environment for disabled child

15 April 2016

With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva a renovation was made in a house in the Moshkovo Working Settlement where a disabled child resides, a ramp was installed and the girl was provided with a new wheelchair.

14 April 2016

About situation of Yuri Soloshenko

14 April 2016

The situation of convicted Ukrainian citizen Yuri Soloshenko who appealed for assistance in his pardon case is followed up by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.

Commissioner in Yakutia visited Oleg Sentsov in correctional facility

14 April 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov informed the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia of the inspection of detention conditions and state of health of convicted Oleg Sentsov.

13 April 2016

World Congress of Persons with Disabilities to be held in Yekaterinburg in 2017

13 April 2016

Yekaterinburg will hold the First World Congress of Persons with Disabilities in September 2017. On 11 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova participated in the meeting of the Congress organizing committee.