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From 8 o’clock in the morning — immediately after the polling stations opened for the elections of deputies of the local self-government representative body in Bogoroditsk — Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tula region Galina Fomina has been observing the voting process. By noon, the Ombudsperson visited 7 polling stations.
The High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova intends to follow up on the implementation of the law on decriminalization of domestic violence, which passed the second reading in the State Duma on Wednesday.
High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova claimed that Commissioners for Human Rights would submit a number of suggestions to improve the electoral process to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to have it further summarized and passed to the President of Russia.
High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova believes there is a lack of human rights NGOs in Russia.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova helps director Oleg Sentsov, who had been detained on suspicion of preparing terrorist attacks in Crimea, confirm his Ukrainian citizenship.
25 March, Moscow. One of the principal negative tendencies in human rights in Russia is an incline to "restrictive legislation in public-sensitive spheres", Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova said on Wednesday at her press conference. According to her, at the same time progress in human rights has been observed in some spheres.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova is shocked by the murder of the opposition member and former vice prime minister Boris Nemtsov.
Moscow, 4 February — TASS. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin introduced a draft law on exclusion of NGOs from the foreign agents’ registry to the State Duma. The relevant information is given in the e-database of the lower chamber of the Parliament.
On 2 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova spoke on air of the Echo of Moscow radio station in the morning Spread programme. The Commissioner said she was ready to start investigating into the forced contracting with conscripts claimed by human rights organisations. However, these cases were by no means always connected with the military actions in Ukraine, Pamfilova said.