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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 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. 

Recent Announcements

  • Our campaign on Crowdfunder raised £280 After 28 days, our Crowdfunder campaign had raised £280. Many thanks to our 12 backers! We shall be continuing our fundraising efforts in September :)
    Posted Jul 27, 2016, 8:02 AM by Rights in Russia
  • An evening with Galina Arapova, Russian media rights lawyer (23 June 2016) On 23 June Rights in Russia was delighted to host leading Russian media rights lawyer Galina Arapova in conversation with John Crowfoot on freedom of expression and media rights in ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2016, 7:56 AM by Rights in Russia
  • 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
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