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Russian opposition leader Sergey Udaltsov has been in detention in Moscow since 4 December, solely for attempting to lead peaceful protests against alleged election ...
Urgent Action EUR 46/045/2011
Since demonstrations started, there have been numerous reports of beatings of peaceful protesters by the police and denial of medical treatment.
More than 300 peaceful protesters detained amid allegations of fraud in parliamentary elections.
A homophobic law proposed in Russia's second city would threaten freedom of expression and fuel discrimination.
Demand justice for Natalia Estemirova, a Russian human rights activist who was abducted and killed in 2009. There are still no reliable signs that those involved ...
Document EUR 46/036/2011
Enforced disappearance is a dehumanising practice which has long-lasting and damaging consequences for both the disappeared person and his or her loved ones. It ...
Document IOR 51/009/2011
A Russian court ruling which found a Jehovah's Witness guilty of inciting hatred and enmity against other religious groups for distributing literature, is an attack ...
Aleksandr Kalistratov sentenced to community service for distributing brochures which allegedly incited hatred against the Catholic Church.
An ethnic Chechen man, Zubair Zubairaev, imprisoned in Siberia, urgently needs an independent medical examination and complex treatment. His health has been gravely ...
Urgent Action EUR 46/043/2011
This December the Russian Federation will mark its 20th anniversary. During this period, however, the Russian authorities have invested more effort into managing ...
Report EUR 46/038/2011