Victory in the Constitutional Court: The Pointless Detention of Stateless Persons Contravenes the Constitution

On May 23, 2017, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation pronounced a decision in a case checking the constitutionality of the provisions of articles 31.7 and 31.9 of the RF Code of Administrative Offences. Claimant Noé Mskhiladze disputed the…read more

#StopLGBTpersecution: International campaign in solidarity with LGBT in Chechnya and Donbas starts on May 17

Brussels, Paris, Kiev – 17 May 2017 On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 17 May 2017, ADC Memorial, FIDH and the Center for Civil Liberties launch a campaign in solidarity with LGBT people in Chechnya and Donbas….read more

Imprisoned Stateless Persons in Russia: The Search for a Way Out of a Legal Dead End

May 4, 2017, Budapest. At the Yearly Conference of the European Network on Statelessness, the expert of ADC Memorial made a presentation on the situation of stateless persons in Russia and on a new step in litigation in the interests…read more

Video about a woman truck driver who overcame the ban for the profession: new publication of the campaign all-jobs4-all-women dated to the 1st of May International Worker’s Day

Evgenia Markova fought for her right to work in Russia as a truck driver for a long time, and achieved her goal despite the law banning this profession as “hazardous for women”. In the video clip (made specially for ADC…read more

Ban on the Church of Jehova’s Witnesses is religious discrimination

Article 19 of the Russian Constitution reads: “Any form of restriction of the rights of citizens on the basis of social, racial, ethnic, linguistic or religious affiliation is prohibited”. The recent ban on the activities of the Administrative Center of…read more