On the Tenth Anniversary of Natalia Estemirova’s Murder, Human Rights Groups Call for Justice Long Overdue

July 15, 2019 — On the tenth anniversary of the murder of Natalia Estemirova, Chechnya’s most prominent human rights defender, nine international and two Russian human rights groups, jointly with FIDH and its member organization Human Rights Center “Memorial,” call…read more

26 June is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

On this International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, ADC “Memorial’’ believes it is essential to remember two contemporary cases still making their way through the courts in St. Petersburg. In these two exceptionally telling cases, the accused not…read more

On One Hectare

In recent days, newsfeeds have been flooded with headline-grabbing reports from the village of Chemodanovka, the site of a conflict between “residents” and “gypsies,” as this event is portrayed in the media. An all-out brawl, whose details and causes are…read more

Children’s Rights are the focus of the June Bulletin of ADC Memorial

The Bulletin includes: a new ADC Memorial campaign #CrossborderChildhood for the rights of migrant children in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region; a graphic history of discrimination against Roma children in school; failure to implement the rights of children…read more

New Treaties Needed to Protect Children’s Rights in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Paris-Brussels. 31 May 2019. On the eve of International Children’s Day, FIDH member organization ADC Memorial announces the launch of its #CrossborderChildhood campaign. The campaign advocates for the rights of migrant children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, who are…read more