On 10 June 2021, police officers in Dagestan accompanied by Chechen law enforcement officials raided a women’s shelter in Makhachkala in search of Khalimat...

The Human Rights Impact Hub is calling for applications from lawyers and environmental rights defenders from Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova who...

Chechen police abducted Magomed Gadaev, an asylum seeker from Chechnya, in the Russian Federation, and a key witness in a high-profile torture investigation against...

On 10 March 2021, Russian-Ukrainian journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko was detained by the Federal Security Service (FSB) in Russian-occupied Crimea. The day before, Yesypenko had...

The Human Rights Impact Hub is calling for applications from lawyers and human rights defenders from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the South Caucasus and Central...

IPHR is deeply concerned about the fate of Aleksei Navalny following his detention and urges the Russian authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally. Aleksei...

On 2 December 2020, Russian immigration authorities revoked the residence permit of our colleague, human right lawyer and director of Justice Initiative Project, Vanessa...

What are the impacts on human rights of the restrictive measures imposed by the Government of Russia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic? How...

We are appealing to the Chairman of the Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation A.I. Bastyrkin, regarding the lack of an effective investigation into the...

The right to free expression is enshrined in the Russian constitution, yet the authorities have curtailed this right with restrictive legislation, making it difficult for...