Misuse of anti-extremism
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The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in February 2018.12.03.2018 - 12:39
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in January 2018.13.02.2018 - 12:00
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in December 2017.12.01.2018 - 19:45
USCIRF releases report on the impact of Russian anti-extremism policies on freedom of religion or belief
On February 12, 2018, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom issued the report "Inventing Extremists. The Impact of Russian Anti-Extremism Policies on Freedom of Religion or Belief" by SOVA Center expert Maria Kravchenko.
The report is available at the USCIRF website in PDF.
The following is our brief review of the most important legislative innovations and the law enforcement statistics in the period from January to August 2017. Our review is limited only to the part of the legislation and law enforcement practice that we see as leading to an excessive restriction of civil liberties.06.09.2017
Alternative report on Russia presented to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
On August 3 and 4, 2017, during the 93rd session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the report of the Russian Federation will be considered.ADC Memorial, Crimea SOS and SOVA Center in collaboration with International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) have submitted an alternative report.21.07.2017
ECRI Conclusions on the Implementation of the Recommendations in Respect of the Russian Federation Subject to Interim Follow-Up
On June 7, 2016, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) released its conclusions on the implementation of a number of recommendations made in its country reports. We publish the conclusions in respect of the Russian Federation.07.06.2016
UN to Review Russian Federation's Report on Discrimination in the Country, with Alternative Report by NGOs including Sova Center
On February 12, 2013, at the 82nd Session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the Committee held an interactive dialogue with non-governmental organizations about the situation in the Russian Federation. Representatives of ADC Memorial, Sova Center, the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) who had compiled a non-government report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in Russia took part in the discussion.14.02.2013
Briefing points on article 18, 19, 20 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the problem of misuse of the counteraction to extremism in Russia October 15-16, 2009
On October 15, 2009, UN Human Rights Committee examined the sixth periodic report of the Russian Federation on measures taken to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. We publish the briefing points of the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis.16.10.2009