From 28 June to 18 July, the series of seminar meetings of Commissioner for Human Rights in Nizhny Novgorod Region Nadezhda Otdelkina with her public assistants took place. Interdistrict meetings were held in Nizhny Novgorod, Gorodets, Arzamas, Uren, Sergach, and Arzamassky Municipal District. Tasks and aims of the public assistants, and the methods of cooperation with the human rights protection system of the region were discussed in the meetings.
Within the framework of the meetings, several open office hours for public were held jointly with the Prosecutor’s Office, the General Department of the MIA of Russia and the Department of the Federal Bailiff’s Service in Nizhny Novgorod Region. Al the petitions submitted during the open office hours were followed up, and certain complainants were provided with the first legal assistance right away.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Nizhny Novgorod Region