Police arbitrarily detained hundreds of peaceful protesters, including older people and children, taking part in demonstrations across Russia on September 9,
Fifteen governments in Europe and North America have taken a rare but important step to press Russia to end serious human rights violations and abuses in Chechnya.
Russian President Vladimir Putin should condemn recent statements by Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya’s leader, threatening human rights defenders,
Russian authorities have registered 762 “extremist crimes” so far this year, many of them consisting of social media posts.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel should raise critical human rights issues when she meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Meseberg, Germany,
Last month, a gruesome torture scandal broke out in Russia — one that finally means the authorities cannot continue to ignore the gravity of the problem.