ADC Memorial documents instances of structural discrimination against Romani people in the region, protects the rights of Romani people in courts and through international advocacy, and publishes educational materials, including in the Romani language. It devotes special attention to protecting the rights to housing and education and has published thematic reports and materials and alternative reports for COE and UN human rights structures on the rights of Romani people.
Millions of people have suffered over the past year of combat operations in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts in Ukraine. During this undeclared war thousands of military personnel and civilians have lost their lives, tens of thousands of people have been wounded, and hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled the conflict zone. Several ...Read more
By the International Roma Day 8th of April and the campaign in solidarity with the Roma of Donbass #SolidarityRomaUkraine, Anti-discrimination Centre Memorial presents a photographic portrait of the Roma of Donbass, whose lives have been upended by war and pogroms. Living amid the devastation of war and lacking the most basic necessities, they are ...Read more
The situation of Roma communities in post-Soviet countries is diverse but remains difficult: problems, which are rooted in the ethnic policies of the USSR have not yet been overcome and the lack of consistent measures from national authorities to overcome these problems makes it impossible for Roma people to break this vicious circle of ...Read more
On the occasion of the 48th Session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of May 2011, the Anti-Discrimination Center (ADC) “Memorial” presents an update to its 2009 report “Discrimination and Violation of Roma Children’s Rights In Schools of the Russian Federation”. The update, prepared with the support of the International ...Read more
Alternative report on Armenia’s implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
ADC “Memorial” in partnership with the Civil Society Institute (Armenia) has submitted to the 92th session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Alternative report that point out the existing discrimination of ethnic minorities in Armenia.
As a participant in the Eastern Partnership preparing for association with ...Read more
Alternative report on Moldova’s implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
ADC “Memorial” in partnership with the PromoLEX (Moldova) has submitted to the 92th session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Alternative report that point out the existing discrimination of ethnic minorities in Moldova.
After the 2011 review of Republic of Moldova on the implementation of the Convention on the ...Read more
Alternative report on the implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by Ukraine
The report prepared by Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” and Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group
Anti-Discrimination Centre “Memorial” and Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group have been closely monitoring the violation of the rights of vulnerable ethnic minorities in the situation of armed conflict in the Eastern Ukraine (Donbass) that has ...
Racism, Discrimination and Fight Against “Extremism” in Contemporary Russia and its Controlled Territories
Alternative Report of ADC Memorial, CrimeaSOS, SOVA Center, together with FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) on the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination By the Russian Federation. For the 93rd Session of the UN CERD, July 31 – August 11, 2017.
A new form of discrimination was ...Read more
The Alternative Report prepared by ADC Memorial with the participation of the International Centre for Civil Initiatives «Our House» on the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by the Republic of Belarus. For the 94th Session of the UN CERD.
This report is based on materials ...
Tajikistan: Violation of the Rights of the Children of Tajik Migrants Abroad; Children from Migrating Groups (Mugat); and Children Affected by Migration
In this alternative report, the Anti-Discrimination Center Memorial focuses on violations of the rights of Tajik children connected with the problem of migration.
Labor migration has had an extremely negative effect on the situation of children in Tajikistan. The children of migrant workers who stay behind in Tajikistan are separated from ...Read more