Human Rights defenders submitted information on the situation in Russia to the Human Rights Committee

In May 2020 in the view of consideration by the UN Human Rights Committee the report of Russia on the realization of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights, ADC Memorial together with its partners prepared two submissions.

The first was prepared in cooperation with the human rights organization “Citizen’s Watch” and describes the situation regarding torture and violation of fair trial of ethnic and religious minorities in Russia and the territories under its control. The second one was prepared in cooperation with Myski Local civic organization “Revival of Kazas and the Shor people” and reports the violation of the rights of indigenous peoples of Siberia and persecution of the activists protecting their rights. Considering the information from the civil society, the Committee will address a list of issues to the Russian government regarding the implementation of the Covenant.

Эта запись так же доступна на: Russian