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Posts with tag «human-rights-violation» 


March 9th, 2017

AFEW International, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Andrey Rylkov Foundation, IDPC invite you to the side event within the annual meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs to take place on Friday, 17 March 2017 in Vienna.


March 4th, 2017

In Russia, a punitive Soviet approach to drug users is still in place. But a new generation of activists is ready to challenge it.


November 7th, 2016

This week, an HIV epidemic has been officially declared in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, where the health department estimates 1 out of every 50 residents is a carrier of the virus. The government has been hesitant to recognize that Russia is experiencing one of the world’s fastest-growing HIV epidemics.


October 18th, 2016

Court declared the Rospotrebnadzor's decision to ban the presence of an HIV-positive citizen of Tajikistan in Russia as illegal


February 8th, 2016

Mikhail Golichenko, Senior Policy Analyst, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, about case from Russian which represents one of the clearest examples of how stigma and discrimination against people who use drugs, people living with HIV and people living with TB feed into the state’s inability to ensure an adequate response to TB.


February 2nd, 2016

The submission is written jointly by Harm Reduction International, Eurasian Harm Reduction Network, Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.


October 23rd, 2015

An example of our work on protecting the rights of people who use drugs in Moscow.


June 19th, 2015

In May 2015 members of the Russian Civil Society Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy Reforms in Russia, with technical assistance of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation drafted and submitted to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights a paper named "Russian Drug Policy as a Distorting Reflection of the UN Drug Conventions: Stigmatizing Language, Overreliance on Punitive Restrictions, Indifference to Human Rights, and Obliteration of Science".


March 17th, 2015

Yesterday in Geneva within its 113 Session the UN Human Rights Committee considered State reports of a number of countries on the implementation of their obligations in accordance with the International Convenant on Civil and Political Rights. On of the reports considered was of Russian Federation. The representatives of non-government organizations which submitted their Shadow […]


March 3rd, 2015

New UN report highlights ongoing conflicts on the death penalty for drugs: as countries ramp up executions, UN drugs meeting in Vienna to be scene of heightened debate