10 June 2015

Meeting of representatives of National Human Rights Institutions

10 June 2015

On 34 June, а representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation took part in the Special Event with National Human Rights Institutions held in Brussels.

09 June 2015
Saudi Arabian blogger will be executed for criticizing authorities

Saudi Arabian blogger will be executed for criticizing authorities

09 June 2015

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has confirmed the decision to sentence blogger Raif Badawi to 1,000 lashes and 10 years of imprisonment. 

08 June 2015

Director of Secretariat of High Commissioner took part in OSCE seminar in Warsaw

08 June 2015

On 1–3 June Aleksandr Glushenkov, the Director of the Secretariat of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, took part in the Human Dimension Seminar on the role of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in promoting and protecting human rights in the OSCE area.

05 June 2015

International human rights organizations criticise activities of US and British intelligence agencies

05 June 2015

Amnesty International and Privacy International criticised the activities of US and British intelligence agencies.

04 June 2015
ODIHR Director highly appreciated cooperation between Ella Pamfilova and Valeriya Lutkovska

ODIHR Director highly appreciated cooperation between Ella Pamfilova and Valeriya Lutkovska

04 June 2015

On 1 June, more than 100 representatives of governments, international organisations and civil society met to discuss the role of national human rights institutions in promoting and protecting individual human rights at the  three-day  OSCE Human Dimension Seminar.

03 June 2015

Czech Republic is about to litigate against EU over 525 asylum seekers

03 June 2015

The Czech Republic is about to litigate against the European Union in the European Court of Justice if the European Commission’s plan for the mandatory national quotas for refugees is approved.

02 June 2015

Beijing public smoking ban begins

02 June 2015

Public smoking in China’s capital, Beijing, is banned after the introduction of a new law.
China has over 300 million smokers and more than a million Chinese die from  smoking-related  illnesses every year, BBC reports.

01 June 2015
Staff members of Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights took part in ECRI Seminar in Strasbourg

Staff members of Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights took part in ECRI Seminar in Strasbourg

01 June 2015

On 28 – 29 May the staff members of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation took part in the Seminar on “The role of national Specialised Bodies in addressing underreporting of discrimination and hate crime” held in Strasbourg. 

29 May 2015

First report on human trafficking in Hungary

29 May 2015

A new report on human trafficking in Hungary calls on national authorities to pay more attention to the problem of internal trafficking.

28 May 2015
World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

28 May 2015

The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million — 216 million fewer than in 1990–92 — or around one person out of every nine, according to the latest edition of the annual UN hunger report (The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 — SOFI).