Amnesty International calls for respect for the rights of prisoners of war

The international human rights organization Amnesty International is seriously concerned about the fate of the defenders of Azovstal and calls on Russia to act in accordance with the Geneva Conventions. In a statement from the Deputy Director Amnesty International in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Denis Krivosheev says (verbatim): “In defending Mariupol, the Ukrainian military […]

Russia’s participation in the UN Human Rights Council suspended

After yesterday’s evening vote, the UN General Assembly suspended Russia’s participation in the Human Rights Council. 93 states voted in favor of such a decision, 24 voted against, 58 decided to abstain. Algeria, Belarus, Bolivia, Burundi, Central African Republic, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cuba, North Korea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, […]

Does lockdown violate human rights

The verdict of the European Court of Human Rights states: the coronavirus lockdown does not violate the right to freedom. The court in Strasbourg was held on the claim of a Romanian citizen. Despite the fact that, as he claims, he was not infected and was not in contact with patients with coronavirus, he had […]

Amnesty International on the deteriorating human rights situation caused by the pandemic

International human rights organization Amnesty International notes the deterioration of the human rights situation in the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Agnes Callamard, the organization’s general secretary, the world is in chaos, TASS reports. The annual report of the international human rights organization Amnesty International was published today. It draws attention to […]

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