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 misuse of Russia's anti-extremist legislation in April 2020.08.05.2020 - 15:24
The following is our review of the primary and most representative events in misuse of Russia's anti-extremist legislation in March 2020.21.04.2020 - 09:30
Twelve Russian NGOs, including SOVA Center, submitted a brief joint report to the UN Human Rights Committee for preliminary hearings at the upcoming session of the Committee on Russia’s next report on compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. SOVA Center has authored a section on abuses of anti-extremist policies.30.06.2020
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 2019.21.04.2020
Anti-Extremist Policies in Russia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. Comparative Review
Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform Working Group on Counter-Terrorism, Anti-Extremism and Human Rights present a joint report on counter-extremism policies in Russia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan.
The review has been prepared by:
- SOVA Center for Information and Analysis (Russian Federation),
- Public Association ‘Dignity’ (Republic of Kazakhstan),
- Bir Duino (Kyrgyz Republic),
- Office of Civil Freedoms (Republic of Tajikistan).
The English version of the report in full is available here.
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