On December 19, 2019, a post by Joanna Szymanska, Programme Officer, ECA (Article 19), Laurens Hueting, Legal Officer (Article 19), and Maria Kravchenko (SOVA Center) was issued by the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC) (School of Law, Middlesex University, London). The text of the post can be found below.
The following brief review covers the most important legislative innovations and the law enforcement statistics in the period from January to August 2019. 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.07.10.2019
Fundamental Freedoms on Trial: The human rights impact of broad counter-terrorism and anti-extremism laws
The Working Group on Counter-Terrorism, Anti-Extremism and Human Rights of the Civic Solidarity Platform present a report on effects of overly broad legislation in the OSCE region.30.09.2019
Rights in extremis: Russia’s anti-extremism practices from an international perspective. A report by ARTICLE 19 and SOVA Center
ARTICLE 19 and SOVA Center present a report "Rights in extremis: Russia’s anti-extremism practices from an international perspective".
This report examines Russia’s problematic implementation of ‘extremism’ related legislation for its failure to comply with international freedom of expression standards.
Read the full text here.23.09.2019
The Point & Counterpoint project by PONARS Eurasia releases Alexander Verkhovsky's piece on the latest developments of anti-extremist legislation.30.04.2019
On April 23, 2019, The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review released its special issue “Understanding Russia’s Anti-Extremism Law: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Consequences” with a contribution by SOVA Center's expert Maria Kravchenko.29.04.2019
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 2018.24.04.2019