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A leaflet on free legal advice was prepared and issued for the residents of Penza Region on the initiative of the regional Commissioner for Human Rights, Elena Rogova.
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Dagestan Ummupazil Omarova will hold seminars for the personnel of the Republic of Dagestan General Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia. The course’s subject is the observance of detainees’ rights.
On 23 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tula Region Galina Fomina conducted "a legal education hour" at the regional temporary accommodation centre for immigrants.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Voronezh Region Tatiana Zarzhevskaya the aliens’ right to receive paid medical services (first aid and emergency) was restored.
Novosibirsk Region residents complain most about social rights’ infringements and authorities’ actions
The analysis of complaints received by Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva during the open office hours held for public in 2015 has shown that the region’s residents are most concerned about violations in the fields of public utility services, housing, social payments and benefits.
On 21 July, the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) reported that the rights of the dead serviceman’s parents were restored with assistance of Roman Obutov, public assistant to the Commissioner.
Following the investigation initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Trans-Baikal Territory Nikolai Kargin, a father of a disabled child has had his employment restored.
Following the investigation initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov, the right of Ms K. to receive her pension payments has been restored.
On 17 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valeriy Rozov signed a cooperation agreement with the regional prosecutor’s office. The agreement implies that the above bodies shall coordinate their actions in supervising implementation of law in correctional facilities, forming an integrated mechanism of human and civil rights and freedoms protection.