Parallel follow-up information by ADC Memorial and former members of Public Oversight Commissions to UN Committee against Torture

In August 2018 UN Committee against Torture adopted Concluding observations after considering the periodic report of the Russian Federation on observation of Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. In the observations, the Committee requested the government of Russian Federation to provide ...


Bulletin № 67, 2019. ANTI-DISCRIMINATION

On One Hectare Olga ABRAMENKO

OSCE ODIHR session discussed anti-Roma outbursts in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Protection of the rights of victims of the anti-Roma pogrom in Ust-Abakan Valery ZAITSEV
Police raids against Romani people in Belarus Pavel SAPELKO
The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child concerns about the situation of ...


ADC “Memorial” submitted information regarding the situation in Crimea to Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination

In August 2017 Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination adopted the Concluding Observations on the report of Russia. In paras 19-20 the Committee expressed its concern regarding the ban and strict limitations on the operation of Crimean Tatar representative institutions, such as the outlawing of the Mejlis and the closure of several media ...