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.
“Such Cases” and the Civic Assistance Committee continue to dismantle the myths about migrants. Anthropologist Dmitry Oparin refutes the stereotypes of visitors from Central Asia and explains why halal cafes and crowds on the streets during Muslim holidays does not mean the Islamization of Russia.
“Such Cases” and the Civic Assistance Committee continue to dismantle the myths about migrants. One of society’s most common fears is that many migrants are criminals. Anthropologist Andrei Yakimov explains whether the majority of crimes in Russia are committed by foreigners.
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.
The Kremlin is trying desperately to end the war in Syria, but it wants nothing to do with displaced Syrians at home.
Scores of asylum seekers who entered Russia with World Cup fan identity documents are seeking legal help in Moscow, in an attempt to escape war, political repression and homophobia, a refugee assistance group has said.
Taliban were persecuting him in his homeland for working on an American military base, public officers here in Russia refused to acknowledge the danger of returning home for Mohammad.
This decision arrived as a response to the refusal of the Migration authorities in Moscow Region to prolong temporary asylum of a Syrian citizen on the basis of reportedly non-existent barriers to her going back home.
Migration Office employees explained their rejection referring to the Regulation of access to procedure and ignoring the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees.
Moscow Oblast Court denied the claims for temporary asylum of a Nigerian whose relatives want to force her to undergo female genital mutilation.
In 2016, 228 thousand refugees were given this status as opposed to 125 thousand and in 2017.