Statement of ADC Memorial to 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on Rights of the Child: migration status shall not prevent from realization of children’s rights

Today, in 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of the Child, we would like to acknowledge the contribution of this important instrument and the treaty body to protection…read more

Statement for the Center for Support of Indigenous Peoples of the North

Last week, on November 6, 2019 the Moscow city court took decision about liquidation of the non-governmental organization Center for Support of Indigenous Peoples of the North. We consider that another gesture of persecution of defenders of indigenous peoples by…read more

RUSSIA: Judicial harassment of human rights NGOs must end!

  JOINT STATEMENT Paris-Geneva-Brussels-Moscow, November 6, 2019 – Russian state agents searched the Perm office of the human rights NGO International Memorial and the house of its Chairman, Robert Latypov, last Thursday over alleged “illegal logging”. The Observatory for the…read more

Family separation poses a threat to the health and development of migrant children

A heated discussion about family separation has been raging since 2018. The US practice of separating children from adult family members and holding them in detention camps caused broad public indignation after it emerged that adult migrants at the US-Mexico…read more

The situation of unaccompanied migrant children from CIS countries in Ukraine

Speech by Kateryna Budiyanskaya at the side event #CrossborderChildhood: the rights of migrant children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia Even though Ukraine has essentially left the CIS and taken a path towards European integration, the return of migrant children…read more