Quote for the Week: “We urge the Russian government to use its influence on Syrian authorities to end arbitrary arrests, torture and degrading treatment in prisons, extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances” – from a report by Russian human rights groups on the conflict in Syria.

Week-ending 2 April 2021 “Russian state media does not report on the victims of bombardments, nor the forced displacement of civilians resulting in part from Russia’s military actions in Syria.…

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New threats to Russian civil society: Human rights activists appeal to representatives of the Council of Europe

24 January 2021 Request for an urgent critical reaction within the Council of Europe to the adoption of new repressive laws in the Russian Federation that further restrict the activities…

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