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Primorye Commissioner signed cooperation agreement with regional prosecutor’s office
On 17 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valeriy Rozov signed a cooperation agreement with the regional prosecutor’s office. The agreement implies that the above bodies shall coordinate their actions in supervising implementation of law in correctional facilities, forming an integrated mechanism of human and civil rights and freedoms protection.
Altai Commissioner assessed detention conditions of aliens subject to deportation
On 15 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin inspected the Special Accommodation Centre (SUVSIG) of the Federal Migration Service Directorate in Altai Territory, where 40 citizens of Armenia, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan were awaiting their deportation from Russia.
Commissioner in Tatarstan spoke to OTR audience about army conscripts’ rights
On 15 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Saria Saburskaya spoke about her experience in the military recruitment campaign on air of the new interactive information and analytic project #OTRazhenie initiated by OTR TV channel.
Alexey Selyukov re-elected as Stavropol Commissioner
Alexey Selyukov was re-elected as Commissioner for Human Rights in Stavropol Territory.
Kemerovo Commissioner and PMC’s members visited correctional facilities
Deputy Chairman of the regional Public Monitoring Commission Radomir Ibragimov and Kemerovo Region Commissioner for Human Rights Nikolai Volkov inspected some correctional facilities in Kemerovo in connection with complaints received from some prisoners.
Moscow Region Commissioner held open office hours for public
On 15 July, Moscow Region Commissioner for Human Rights Ekaterina Semenova held open office hours for residents of Orekhovo-Zuevo Town and Orekhovo-Zuevo District.
Crimean Commissioner visited Feodosia
On 13 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Crimea Lyudmila Lubina made a working visit to Feodosia where she held open office hours, inspected the local court and the City Hospital No. 1.
Kostroma Commissioner visited correctional facility in Ostrovskoe Village
Commissioner for Human Rights in Kostroma Region Vadim Smirnov visited the Correctional Facility No. 4, which today contains over 350 prisoners.
Commissioner in Khakassia held open office hours
On 13 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Khakassia Alexander Chistotin, represented by staff members of his Office, held open office hours in Abaz Town.
Activists in South Ural to take part in human rights commissioner’s elections for the first time
Activists of the South Ural area will be able to take part in the elections of the human rights commissioner in Chelyabinsk Region for the first time ever in Russian history, present Commissioner Alexey Sevastyanov reported.