Welcome to Rights in Russia
Rights in Russia is an independent, charitable, non-profit, non-governmental organization established on 19 January 2010 to mark the tragic murder of human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova who that day in 2009 were shot dead in Moscow.
Rights in Russia is a charity registered under UK law with the Charity Commission. Our charity registration number is 1147245.
Rights in Russia is a community of people committed to supporting the protection of human rights in the Russian Federation.
The mission of Rights in Russia is to provide information about human rights in Russia and to support the work of human rights organizations based in the Russian Federation.
Rights in Russia is currently running four web-based projects to support the human rights movement in the Russian Federation:
1) Human Rights in Russia: providing news, views and analysis about human rights in Russia.
2) HRO.org in English: publishing translations from Russia's premier human rights website, HRO.org.
3) Internet Freedom in Russia: publishing translations produced in the course of a project by Agora Human Rights Association to monitor and protect freedom of the Internet in Russia today.
4) Human Rights Groups in Russia: providing information from and about human rights groups in Russia.