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 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.

Recent Announcements

  • Peter Noorlander joins Rights in Russia as new trustee We are delighted to announce that Peter Noorlander has joined Rights in Russia as a trustee. Peter is a lawyer and human rights activist who is currently chief executive officer ...
    Posted Nov 27, 2015, 1:48 AM by Simon Cosgrove
  • Fundraising Campaign Dear Friends,Our UK-based charity, Rights in Russia, is now looking to raise funds to continue and expand our work.We have been working since January 2010 to make ...
    Posted Jun 14, 2013, 9:11 AM by Rights in Russia
  • Rights in Russia registers with UK Charity Commission We are pleased to announce that on 14 May 2012 Rights in Russia registered as a charity with the UK Charity Commission. Our charity registration number is 1147245.We view ...
    Posted May 15, 2012, 1:21 PM by Rights in Russia
  • New Members of Advisory Council Rights in Russia is delighted to announce that three new members have joined our Advisory Council: Nadezhda Azhgikhina, Noah Birksted-Breen and Hanno Gundert.Nadezhda Azhgikhina, who lives in Moscow ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2011, 5:59 AM by Rights in Russia
  • Rights in Russia nominates Ales Bialiatski as member of its Advisory Council In a mark of support and solidarity, Rights in Russia has nominated Ales Bialiatski, Belarusian human rights defender sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for alleged tax evasion on ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2011, 2:13 AM by Rights in Russia
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