Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs denied refugee status application but Luberetsky court judge issued a more humane decision.
A citizen of Turkmenistan is illegally detained in Sakharovo Detention Center for Foreign Nationals (DCFN) on the basis of an erroneous deportation order.
Nazi Maksim Martsinkevich and his crazy “Restrukt” (“Restruct”) have turned violence into a cult.
Refugees from Ukraine explain why they had registered in the human rights activist Tatiana Kotlyar’s apartment.
The court referred to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
Despite the decision of the Supreme Court dated August 27, 2015 which explained Decree # 32 of the Ministry of Education and Science “On Statement of Admission for Studying on Educational Programs of Primary General, Basic General and Secondary Education”, schools keep denying foreign children admission citing this very decree.
In the framework of the project ‘Protection of the Rights of Residents of the North Caucasus in Places of Imprisonment’ we are continuing a small cycle of publications about the situation of prisoners from the North Caucasus republics in different regions of Russia. Today we publish the work of Oub Titiev – project coordinator in Chechnya.
On December 5th Nesibeli Ibragimova, citizen of Kazakhstan, escaped from the grocery shop that belongs to Zhansulu Istanbekova. Late in December Nesibeli turned to the Civic Assistance Committee for help. Back in May she was invited to Moscow to work, during the first meeting the shop owner took Nesibeli’s documents. She was held captive in the shop and constantly beaten for 8 months.
School principals from different regions who talked to Civic Assistance complained about being pressured by migration services when it came to admittance or study continuation for children with unsettled migration statuses or no registration (either registration at the place of stay or residence).
In connection with Ildar Dadin’s situation people have once again begun to speak about torture in prisons and other violations of prisoner’s rights. We are involved with this conversation in connection with the project “Protecting the Rights of Residents of the North Caucasus in Places of Imprisonment.” We will begin a small cycle of publications about the situation in various regions of Russia. First up we are publishing the work of Ahmed Barakhoyev – a project coordinator in Ingushetia.
On November 25, 2016 lawyers of the MEMORIAL/EHRAC joint project together with an expert from the Civic Assistance Committee filed a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights in regards with the case of “Golyanovo slaves”.
On 25 November 2016 the ceremony of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as “Alternative Nobel Prize”, was held in Stockholm. Other winners of 2016 are Syrian volunteers White Helmets, Egyptian women’s organization Nazra and Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet. We publish Svetlana Gannushkina acceptance speech video and transcript.