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23.10.2018

KYRGYZSTAN: The Supreme Court overturns the decision of the lower court designating Reports of FIDH Member Organisations as “Extremist”

THE OBSERVATORY – PRESS RELEASE Bishkek – Geneva – Paris, October 23, 2018 – Yesterday,the Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan granted the petition of FIDH member organization Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan challenging the lower court’s designation of reports by Bir Duino and…read more

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07.06.2016

ADC “Memorial” spoke on behalf of FIDH in Strasbourg

Representatives of ADC “Memorial” spoke at a conference for NGO’s organized by the Council of Europe, representing the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH). The conference “Only a matter for politicians? Civil society, money and political activities” was held on…read more

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12.02.2016

Press release – the Observatory

RUSSIA: First human rights organisation liquidated by court for “influencing public opinion” Paris-Geneva, February 11, 2016 – On February 10, 2016, Russian human rights organisation “Agora”, providing legal assistance to nongovernmental organisations and civic activists, was liquidated by a court…read more

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30.11.2015

Russian Federation: NGOs officially portrayed as “foreign agents”, “anti-constitutional” and “anti-Russian”, what next?

Joint press release The Observartory for the protection of human rights defenders Anti-discrimination Centre Memorial Public human rights organization “Citizen watch” Geneva-Paris, November 23, 2015 The “war” against the human rights movement in Russia is reaching a new stage. While…read more