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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.
 
Our Mission
 
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.

Our Projects
 
Rights in Russia is currently running three 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) Human Rights Groups in Russia: providing information from and about human rights groups in Russia.

Recent Announcements

  • Rights in Russia director receives Moscow Helsinki Group award "Rights in Russia is very pleased to announce that the organisation's founder and director Simon Cosgrove has been awarded the Moscow Helsinki Group diploma in recognition of his "personal ...
    Posted May 25, 2016, 2:12 AM by Rights in Russia
  • Sarah Hurst becomes a member of Rights in Russia's advisory council We are very pleased to announce that Sarah Hurst has joined Rights in Russia's international advisory council. Sarah Hurst is a journalist and Russian translator who has worked for ...
    Posted May 16, 2016, 10:22 AM by Rights in Russia
  • Halya Coynash becomes a member of Rights in Russia's advisory council We are very pleased to announce that Halya Coynash has become a member of Rights in Russia's international advisory council. Halya Coynash is a member of member of the ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 11:46 PM by Rights in Russia
  • Kirsti Stuvøy becomes a member of Rights in Russia's advisory council We are very pleased to announce that Kirsti Stuvøy has become a member of Rights in Russia's international advisory council. Kirsti Stuvøy is Associate Professor at the Department of ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 11:38 PM by Rights in Russia
  • Mary Page joins Rights in Russia's advisory council We are very pleased to announce that Mary Page has become a member of Rights in Russia's international advisory council. Mary R. Page is Director of the Human Rights ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2016, 3:06 AM by Rights in Russia
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