On 25 January, representatives of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region, human rights activists, stuffers of the regional Prosecutor’s Office and police officers held a joint open office hours for foreign citizens in Ekaterinburg.
During the open hours, 14 persons submitted petitions regarding the issues of asylum seekers assistance.
All the applicants were clarified on their questions. Some of them will be provided with assistance in filing law suits.
Following the event, the participants decided to held such open office hours for foreign citizens on the regular basis.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region