“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Igor Kalyapin 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Igor Kalyapin, a human rights defender from Nizhny Novgorod and chair of the civil society organisation Committee Against Torture [see…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Sergei Babinets 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 questions” is Sergei Babinets, a lawyer and head of the Orenburg branch of the Committee Against Torture, whose head office is in…

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CSO of the Week: The Committee Against Torture

Week-ending 12 February 2021 While acting as observers of the peaceful protests that were taking place in support of Aleksei Navalny in various cities, seven members of the Committee Against…

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ECtHR Ruling of the Week: Application of Interim Measures in the case of Salman Tepsurkaev

Week-ending 30 October 2020 There have been no new judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia this week. However, there have been fresh developments in…

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Committee Against Torture: European Court of Human Rights takes up case of unexplained disappearnce of Chechnya resident Movsar Umarov

16 September 2020 Source: Committee Against Torture Yesterday, 15 September 2020, lawyers from the Committee against Torture were informed by the European Court of Human Rights that the Court was…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: with Olga Sadovskaya of the Committee Against Torture (Nizhny Novgorod)

This week our guest is Olga Sadovskaya of the Nizhny Novgorod human rights NGO, Committee against Torture, which is led by Igor Kalyapin. Olga Sadovskaya is the head of the…

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