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May 16th, 2018

Presented by Anya Sarang on behalf of the Russian Public Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy Reform at the 30th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Working Group


May 16th, 2018

This report is drafted on behalf of the Russian Public Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy reform by the Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Social Justice and Health with technical assistance of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.


March 25th, 2017

The government refuses to acknowledge that it isn't supporting more than a million people infected by HIV/AIDS.


February 28th, 2017

Anya Sarang, the President of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation, presented to CESCR the Shadow Report in relation to the review of the 6th Periodic Report of the Russian Federation


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 […]


May 23rd, 2014

The focus of the Shadow Report is violation by Russian Federation of the rights and freedoms of people who use drugs.


May 16th, 2014

This post is a speech given by Michel Kazatchkine on the opening day of the 4th Conference on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.


May 16th, 2014

As Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova trumpeted Russia's progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, critics insist that the government policy prohibiting methadone substitution continues to hamper efforts to slow the spread of the disease.


August 8th, 2013

Denis Matveev should be released and accorded a right to compensation for damage - this is an opinion by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention of the UN Human Rights Council on the results of a two-year review and subsequent communication with Russia in the case of Denis Matveev.