OVD-Info: UN calls on Russia to repeal laws on ‘foreign agents’, ‘fake news’, and discrediting the Army

4 November 2022 Source: OVD-Info The UN Human Rights Committee (UN HRC) has published its concluding observations on the human rights situation in Russia, in which it called for the…

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Pavel Chikov: The UN Human Rights Committee has published observations on Russia’s report on compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

4 November 2022 by Pavel Chikov Source: Telegram The UN Human Rights Committee has published observations on Russia's report on compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights…

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Karinna Moskalenko: “We can’t return to the Council of Europe. Sooner or later, we’ll have to join all over again.”

18 October 2022 Interview with lawyer and Moscow Helsinki Group member Karinna Moskalenko, who talks about how we can live now without the European Court of Human Rights and what…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: We have far more work to do than we have resources to do it

16 October 2022 An interview with Aleksandr Cherkasov, head of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Taiwan as precedent. Russia could be replaced by Ukraine on the UN Security Council, but there are nuances

13 September 2022 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV Recently, Thomas-Greenfield, the US permanent representative to the UN, stated that due to the invasion of Ukraine, Russia should be stripped of…

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‘Destination: The Hague.’ An interview with international lawyer Sergei Golubok on who faces retribution for war crimes in Ukraine and when [Novaya gazeta]

20 April 2022 by Irina Tumakova, special to Novaya Gazeta. Europe An interview with international lawyer Sergei Golubok on who faces retribution for war crimes in Ukraine and when Source:…

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Bill Bowring: Legal and human rights aspects of the aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine

4 April 2022 by Professor Bill Bowring, Birkbeck College, University of London, Barrister Intervention at a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe: Committee on Legal Affairs…

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Kirill Koroteev on international legal proceedings and the armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine

7 March 2022 by Kirill Koroteev, head of international practice at Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Pavel Chikov, Telegram In connection with the international armed conflict between Russia and…

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Quote for the Week. Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: “I am dismayed by recent measures that further undermine people’s right to express critical views, and their ability to take part in the parliamentary elections scheduled in September.”

Week-ending 25 June 2021 "In the Russian Federation, I am dismayed by recent measures that further undermine people's right to express critical views, and their ability to take part in the…

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Quote for the Week. “We believe Mr. Navalny’s life is in serious danger” – UN Special Rapporteurs

Week-ending 23 April 2021 “We believe Mr. Navalny’s life is in serious danger. He has been incarcerated under harsh conditions in a high security penal colony and denied access to…

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