In memoriam. Sergey Khakhayev

It is with great sorrow that we report on the loss on December 5, 2016 of Sergey Khakhayev (b. 1938), who has been the chairman of St. Petersburg Association “Memorial” for many years. He was a political prisoner in the…read more

Armenia and Belarus must implement the UN recommendations on women’s rights

Joint press-release FIDH and its member organisations ADC Memorial and Civil Society Institute (Armenia) Comments on the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women findings on Armenia and Belarus Brussels-Erevan-Paris, 22 November 2016. The UN Committee on the…read more

Call for urgent measures to protect health, life and dignity of prisoner of conscience Ildar Dadin

2.11.2016 (Paris-Geneva) Joint press-release by FIDH, its member organisation Anti-Discrimination Centre Memorial and World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) Ildar Ildusovich Dadin, civic activist whom Amnesty International declared as prisoner of conscience, was transferred to the Penal Colony No. 7 in…read more

Belarus is reporting to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

ADC “Memorial” with the information support of “Her Rights” center presented alternative report on discrimination against women in Belarus. Expert of ADC “Memorial” reported on these problems at a meeting of members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination…read more

Violation of the rights of children in Russia on sexual integrity

Statement of Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” on the implementation by the Russian Federation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography 75th UN CRC pre-session, October…read more