‘Russia Behind Bars’

Police raid prisoners’ rights NGO << No 23 (256) 12 June 2017 >> On 8 June 2017 police conducted an unannounced search of the the Moscow offices of the prisoners’ rights NGO, Rus Sidyashchay (which can be translated as ‘Russia Behind Bars’). As RFE/RL reports, citing the director of Rus Sidyashchaya Olga Romanova, “officers of the…

Two recent reports

<< No 7 (239) February 2017 >> ♦ Human Rights Resource Centre ♦ We are glad to share with you two recent reports we have published. 1. In November 2016 we published the report Right to privacy VS «Yarovaya package» and its impact on civic engagement. You can download from our web portal an English…

Under Attack

<< Publications, September 2016 >> ♦  Freedom of Association in the Russian Federation  ♦ Olga GNEZDILOVA “Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. No one may be compelled to belong to an association.” ARTICLE 20, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) Contents Foreword (Rights in Russia) FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION IN…

Citizens Watch wins case

  << 5 June 2015 >> ♦  NGO submitted “inaccurate report”, said Justice Ministry  ♦ On 26 May 2015 Citizens’ Watch proved its case in court against the accusation of having allegedly submitted an inaccurate report on the sources and size of its annual income to the Ministry of Justice. The charges under Article 19.7.5-2…