Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice

Posts with tag «echr» 

July 25th, 2018

Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice (ARF) was subjected to prosecution according to the "undesirable organizations" law and consequently appealed to the European Court of Human Rights. This is the first complaint to the European Court on the law on "undesirable organizations” filed from Russian NGO.

March 7th, 2018

The European Court of Human Rights has communicated a complaint from the Andrey Rylkov Foundation helping drug addicts. Six years ago, the Russian Federal Drug Control Service found appeals for drug use on their website and banned it.

September 29th, 2016

A recent decision in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) could have significant implications for an upcoming challenge against Russia’s ban on opioid substitution therapy (OST).

September 16th, 2016

Substitution therapy for addicts is banned in Russia. Three activists are hoping to gain access to the treatment through the European court of human rights

April 24th, 2016

Watching Russia host a side event on science at the UN General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem in New York on April 20 was akin to watching climate change denialists host a look at global warming.

April 19th, 2016

It is bad enough that the Russian government denies opium users one of the most effective dependency treatments – methadone. Now, Russia’s government is targeting drug users who sue for their health rights in court. Alexey Kurmanaevsky, a social worker, found this out the hard way.

March 13th, 2016

In October 2015 – January 2016, the European Court of Human Rights received the latest documents for the case Kurmanayevskiy, Abdyusheva and Anoshkin vs Russia. Both the plaintiffs and the authorities are now expecting the ECHR to name the date of its review of the case.

May 2nd, 2015

The acticle about how Russia is trying to suppress the "methadone" applications to the ECtHR at the domestic as well as international level by mounting its pressure on the three applicants.

August 29th, 2011

16 July 2011 marked the second anniversary of the arrest of Denis Matveyev, a Russian Human Rights activist who was accused of drug trafficking and sentenced to six years in a high-level security prison. During his three-year fight against corruption in the Russian city of Naberezhnie Chelny, Matveyev got under the skin of authorities on several occasions.