29 July 2020
High Commissioner’s activities reflected in ENNHRI Report

High Commissioner’s activities reflected in ENNHRI Report

29 July 2020
The European Network of National Human Rights Institutions issued a Report on the state of the rule of law in Europe. The document covers 40 countries out of the 43 countries where ENNHRI has a member. "National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) are key players in the promotion and protection of human rights, democracy and the rule of law, as state-mandated bodies acting…
24 July 2020
Thanks to High Commissioner Russian citizen returned to homeland

Thanks to High Commissioner Russian citizen returned to homeland

24 July 2020
During the pandemic High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova was approached by Chelyabinsk Human Rights Commissioner for assistance to citizen T. in returning her daughter to Russia from Vietnam. The federal ombudswoman scrutinized the situation and sent a request to the emergency response center for preventing the spread of the new coronavirus in Russia.…
23 July 2020
Joint conference of High Commissioner for Human Rights and Federation Council Committee

Joint conference of High Commissioner for Human Rights and Federation Council Committee

23 July 2020
On July 23, an online conference «Improving criminal policy and increasing guarantees of the rights of victims» was held in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation together with the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building. In her speech, Tatiana Moskalkova noted the main issues of protecting the rights of victims. In 2019,…
22 July 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova appealed to Michelle Bachelet and Younes M'Jahed in defense of the rights of Russian journalists

Tatiana Moskalkova appealed to Michelle Bachelet and Younes M'Jahed in defense of the rights of Russian journalists

22 July 2020
On July 22, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova sent appeals to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and President of the International Federation of Journalists Younes M’Jahed in defense of the rights of Russian media representatives Vyacheslav Arkhipov and Yulia Olkhovskaya. Earlier, while carrying out their professional activities, Russian journalists were…
21 July 2020
Meeting of the Rector's Office of the Swiss Academy for International Law held in the Office of the High Commissioner

Meeting of the Rector's Office of the Swiss Academy for International Law held in the Office of the High Commissioner

21 July 2020
On July 21, in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, an in-person meeting of the Administration of the Swiss Academy for International Law, which cooperates with leading universities in Russia, took place. The event was attended by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Nikolaevna Moskalkova, co-chairman of the Russian Lawyers…
20 July 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova addressed the Ombudsman of the Lombardy region to protect the rights of the Russian citizen

Tatiana Moskalkova addressed the Ombudsman of the Lombardy region to protect the rights of the Russian citizen

20 July 2020
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova sent an appeal to Ombudsman of the Lombardy region Mr. Carlo Lio in defense of the rights of Russian citizen Ekaterina Galakhova, who suffered from domestic violence by an Italian citizen. Italian guardianship authorities are currently preparing to entrust the daughter of the injured woman to be raised by him. HIS EXCELLENCE MR.…
17 July 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova held an online seminar jointly with the Council of Europe

Tatiana Moskalkova held an online seminar jointly with the Council of Europe

17 July 2020
On July 17, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and representatives of the Council of Europe held an online seminar to discuss Russian experience at federal and regional level with regard to compliance with international human rights standards in the framework of the COVID-19 epidemic. The federal ombudswoman noted that today the importance of the activities of human…
07 July 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in online plenary session of the Council of judges

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in online plenary session of the Council of judges

07 July 2020
On June 7, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the plenary session of the Council of judges of the Russian Federation in a videoconferencing mode. During the event, Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Lebedev summed up the work of the Department in the conditions of restrictions related to the spread of the coronavirus, and…
03 July 2020
Thanks to High Commissioner the prisoner released from custody

Thanks to High Commissioner the prisoner released from custody

03 July 2020
On July 3, as a result of assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russian Federation, lawyer Vladimir Zubkov was released from custody. As a result of media monitoring, the federal ombudswoman became aware about the violation prisoner’s rights. On July 2, the newspaper «Kommersant» published an article named «Cancellation of Sentence is Not a Reason for Release», which reported about failures by the…
01 July 2020
The results of work of the hotline for the protection of citizens’ rights during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote

The results of work of the hotline for the protection of citizens’ rights during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote

01 July 2020
On June 8, a hotline was set up by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. It was working during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote on the issue of approval of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. During the 24-hour hotline work 663 calls were received. Subjects of requests: at the initial stage there…