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 runs the website www.rightsinrussia.info that focuses on publication of news, views and analysis about human rights in Russia; translations from Russia's premier human rights website, HRO.org; and other translated material published in Russian by Russian human rights organizations.
Rights in Russia is also working to develop a programme of meetings in London with Russian human rights defenders.