Misuse of anti-extremism
Here we publish some related articles, papers and news-releases in English.
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in February 2017.16.03.2017 - 14:26
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in January 2017.10.02.2017 - 14:39
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in December 2016.13.01.2017 - 14:21
This brief overview focuses on major legislative initiatives and criminal law enforcement statistics that pertain to combating extremism in the first eight months of 2016. This report covers only the aspects of legislation and law enforcement practice that we see as leading to human rights violations and excessive restrictions of civil liberties.28.09.2016
This report by Natalia Yudina is an
analytic review of the enforcement of anti-extremist legislation on the
Russian segment of the Internet in 2014 and 2015. Download the report on the openDemocracy (doc) and on SOVA (pdf).
This piece by Natalia Yudina is about the peculiarities of enforcing the anti-extremist law on the Internet in Russia. (Русский)24.08.2016
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