ADC “Memorial”: 10 years of fighting discrimination

On January 29, 2007 we decided to establish a new organization, the Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial.” This January we are celebrating our 10th anniversary and looking back at the results of our first decade of work. In fact, our work to…read more

Twenty-five Years of the CIS and the Migration of Millions in the Region

Marking International Migrants Day, 18 December Press Release When the Commonwealth of Independent States was created on the ruins of the former Soviet Union in December 1991, it was hard to guess that one of the most visible results of…read more

Russia: immediate investigation is demanded into facts of illegal detention, torture and ill-treatment of a photojournalist

 Joint press-release Brussels-Paris-Saint-Petersburg, 13 December 2016. FIDH and its member organisations Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” and Citizen Watch denounce the illegal arrest and torture in police station of photojournalist David Frenkel, well known for his documentary photo reports on civil society…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