posted May 15, 2012, 1:10 PM by Rights in Russia
updated May 15, 2012, 1:21 PM
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 registration as a landmark in the development of our organization and look forward to using the opportunities that registration provides in the pursuit of our charitable purposes.
Since our foundation on 19 January 2010, Rights in Russia has operated in the UK as an unregistered charity, recognized by HM Revenue & Customs as a charitable organization with charity reference number XT25453.
Noah Birksted-Breen, who lives in London, founded and runs Sputnik Theatre Company, which is dedicated to bringing contemporary Russian plays to the UK. Sputnik has premiered eight new Russian plays in the UK in their first English language translations.
Hanno Gundert, who lives in Berlin, has been managing director of n-ost, the Berlin-based network for reporting on Eastern Europe, since January 2010.
posted Nov 26, 2011, 1:50 AM by Rights in Russia
updated Nov 26, 2011, 2:13 AM
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 24 November 2011, as a member of its International Advisory Committee. We join with human rights defenders around the world in condemning the politically motivated conviction of Ales Bialiatski and calling for his immediate release.
posted Sep 14, 2011, 4:52 AM by Simon Cosgrove
updated Nov 26, 2011, 9:08 AM by Rights in Russia
Rights in Russia has set up a new website, Internet Freedom in Russia, to publish translations produced in the course of a project by Agora Human Rights Association to monitor and protect freedom of the Internet in Russia today.
posted Nov 11, 2010, 11:53 PM by Simon Cosgrove
updated Nov 26, 2011, 9:10 AM by Rights in Russia
Rights in Russia is establishing an International Advisory Committee whose membership can be seen here. Members of the Committee will, among other things, advise Rights in Russia on the human rights situation in the Russian Federation and publish regular commentaries on developments in Russia on the www.rightsinrussia.info website here.
Rights in Russia has set up an Advisory Committee whose membership can be seen here. Members of the Committee will, among other things, advise Rights in Russia on future plans and publish regular commentaries on developments in Russia on the www.rightsinrussia.info website here.
posted Jan 19, 2010, 8:37 AM by Rights in Russia
updated Sep 9, 2010, 2:42 AM
Rights in Russia - a non-profit, non-governmental organization - was set up on 19 January 2010, one year to the day after the murder in Moscow of human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova.