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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "human rights".

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1. Served Uncivilly

An employee of the international governmental organization OSCE has been sentenced to thirteen years by authorities in Russia-supported Luhansk.

Tags: international relations, human rights, law, Luhansk
2. Excessive Restraint a New Norm?

Law enforcement in Samara has begun regularly using leg shackles for courtroom defendants.

Tags: prison, human rights, law
3. International without the Amnesty

“[This report] does not mean that Amnesty International holds Ukrainian forces responsible for violations committed by Russian forces, or that the Ukrainian military is not taking adequate precautions in other parts of the country. We must be very clear: nothing of the actions of the Ukrainian military, which we have documented, in any way justify Russia's violations.” 

                                   –  From a report released by Amnesty International
Tags: social issues, human rights, NGOs, Amnesty international, war in ukraine
4. Sexual Violence in the Ukrainian Invasion

Over one hundred cases of sexual assault by Russian troops have been reported during the invasion of Ukraine.

Tags: human rights, crime, russian military, war in ukraine, Ukrainians
5. A Loss for Justice

"The Committee against Torture has been protecting the rights of citizens who have suffered from torture and inhuman treatment by government officials all their lives. Despite the obvious benefits of this mission, the authorities have been trying for many years to give it an alien and harmful outline... Apparently, the authorities are giving a signal that torture is becoming (or has already become) part of state policy and is not a problem. Here I would like to remind you about the Constitution, where torture is prohibited (for the time being)."

– Sergey Babinets, chairman of the Committee against Torture
Tags: human rights, Committee against Torture, law, government, social issues
6. Spot the Difference

Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi is creating pieces of art comparing the Ukraine she knew in childhood and the war-riddled Ukraine we see today.

Tags: human rights, artist, art, vladimir putin, war in ukraine, Ukraine
7. Refugees Aboard the Volendam

A well-known cruise line has offered one of its ships to aid the humanitarian effort for Ukraine. 

Tags: human rights, refugees, war in ukraine, Ukraine
8. Security Snoops on Banya Bathers

A court case in the city of Perm unveils a story combining three quintessentially Soviet things: bathhouses, religious oppression, and an (extremely) intrusive surveillance state.

Tags: Perm, banya, law, human rights, religion
9. TBT: Two Births

This week is the anniversary of two important Russian births.

Tags: soviet, human rights, dissidents, herzen, rostropovich
10. Floods of water, juice, and trendy ostrich photos

A juice flood. A mud flood. A human rights drought. And for good measure, portraits with wild animals and haircuts with an axe. 

Tags: ostrich, human rights, pepsi, flood, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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