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Meeting of Advisory and Human Rights Group of Expert Council under High Commissioner

26 December 2017
Meeting of Advisory and Human Rights Group of Expert Council under High Commissioner

On December 26, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a meeting of the Advisory and Human Rights Group of the Expert Council under the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

The High Commissioner and the experts discussed issues of concern in the field of human rights, in particular, existing mechanisms to counteract the practice of torture.

Participants of the event also paid special attention to public scrutiny in the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia. According to the High Commissioner, the interaction between the authorities and the human rights community allows eliminating both «systemic sores» and operatively protecting the rights of specific citizens.

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