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 April 2018.14.05.2018 - 17:41
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremist legislation in March 2018.09.04.2018 - 12:27
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
This report by Maria Kravchenko is an analytic review of inappropriate enforcement of the anti-extremist legislation based on the SOVA's monitoring conducted in 2017.24.04.2018
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
Recommendations on freedom of expression in Russia presented at the pre-session for the country's 3rd UN Universal Periodic Review
Alexander Verkhovsky presented recommendations on freedom of expression in Russia on behalf of a joint coalition of NGOs at the pre-session for the Russia's 3rd UPR in Geneva.11.04.2018
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