It’s a new all time low for the Russian Migration Service. In 2017, refugee certificates were given to 33 people, in 2016, to 39 people.
Bloody conflict continues in Darfur, hundreds of thousands have fled from the Republic of Sudan. However, in Russia in most cases they are refused to be recognized as refugees.
The retiree left Karabakh with a Soviet document shortly before the collapse of the Soviet Union and turned into a stateless person in the view of Russian bureaucracy.
One of the most common problems in institutions of the penitentiary system is the impunity of officers who torture prisoners. Over 40% of complaints made to the Committee in the past three years from people who serve sentences are related to physical violence.
State Duma passed amendments to the Federal law “On citizenship of the Russian Federation”.
Instead of inviting a translator to the hearing, Meschansky district court judge V.A.Diachkova first taught names of the months and digits in Russian to the individuals detained for alleged administrative offense, and then just ordered their expulsion from Russia without due consideration of the case and with gross violation of the judicial procedure.
A complaint, filed by Civic Assistance Committee lawyers, refers to ineffective investigation, extremely low compensation for moral injury, and to the fact that motive of national hatred had not been taken into consideration at the sentencing.
On Temporary rules which regulate access to kindergartens while violating the Constitution and legislation of the Russian Federation.
Our applicant Armen Zargaryan passed away. The refugee from Baku was denied an opportunity to start early treatment because he did not have a passport.
A family of refugees successfully appealed against the refusal of the territorial division of the Ministry of Internal Affairs to protect them in Russia.
For World Refugee Day 2018, Civic Assistance Committee has published the data on the institution of asylum in Russia in 2017. The key finding from this research is that the institution of asylum has declined further from its previous position. The report has been prepared by Konstantin Troitsky, a research associate at Civic Assistance Committee.
Interview with a cognitive activist who has been beaten by Nazis in Moscow metro.