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20.11.2013
The so-called Foreign Agents’ law clearly contradicts Russia´s international human rights obligations and should be repealed.
17.11.2013
There is a real war with civil society going on in Russia; this war has its toll, its physical victims, murdered and wounded. The aim of this war is a total clean-up of the field of any kind of civic activism, including environmental.
31.10.2013
Organisations and activists of the Human Rights House-Voronezh are grateful for the support they have received, but ask to go on with the campaign to save this unique human rights centre.
31.10.2013
A Russian court pulled the license of Rosbalt Information Agency after warnings over the use of “obscene” videos in its reports.
23.09.2013
Russia rejected most of the concrete and substantial recommendations done at the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday, 20 September in Geneva as the result of the second circle of the Universal Periodic Review.
20.09.2013
About 80 Russian NGOs are found to be “foreign agents” as the result of inspections conducted by the authorities of the country. Here is a summary of administrative cases against and official warnings to organisations that are found to be breaking the “foreign agents” law
12.09.2013
Appeal to human rights defenders and independent public actors of Russia, USA, Europe and other countries on the situation in Syria.
10.09.2013
Are the Russian leader's recent statements just spin or a sign of real change?
03.09.2013
Index on censorship has called upon the G20 countries to put free speech on the agenda when they meet in Saint Petersburg, Russia for a summit on 5-6 September.
02.09.2013
Civil society organisations ask world leaders to challenge Russia about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country ahead of the G20 meeting that will take place in St. Petersburg on 5-6 September.
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The Civic Solidarity Platform - a network of nongovernment organizations committed to improving the human rights situation in Europe, Eurasia and the United States - has repeatedly called on the Russian authorities to repeal the so-called Foreign Agents’ law, which requires any organisati

My colleague and journalist Andrey Allakhverdov is kept in an investigative isolation ward in Murmansk. He is one of the Arctic 30 from Arctic Sunrise ship. Andrey has been the head of Greenpeace Russia press service since January 2013.

Organisations and activists of the Human Rights House-Voronezh are grateful for the support they have received, but ask to go on with the campaign to save this unique human rights centre.

A Russian court pulled the license of Rosbalt Information Agency after warnings over the use of “obscene” videos in its reports.

Russia rejected most of the concrete and substantial recommendations done at the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday, 20 September in Geneva as the result of the second circle of the Universal Periodic Review.

About 80 Russian NGOs are found to be “foreign agents” as the result of inspections conducted by the authorities of the country.

Appeal to human rights defenders and independent public actors of Russia, USA, Europe and other countries on the situation in Syria.

Are the Russian leader's recent statements just spin or a sign of real change?

Index on censorship has called upon the G20 countries to put free speech on the agenda when they meet in Saint Petersburg, Russia for a summit on 5-6 September.

Civil society organisations ask world leaders to challenge Russia about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country ahead of the G20 meeting that will take place in St. Petersburg on 5-6 September.

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