freedom of assembly

Freedom of Assembly in Russia in 2016. Review of Legislation and Law Enforcement

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Criminalisation of the protest continues in Russia: the legislation is moving towards the creation of lists of the undesirable and the unreliable, which, probably, will soon be arrested simply for being in these lists. The so-called “Yarovaya Package”1 is a serious attempt to equate the authorities’ criticism not with extremism, but with terrorism, and at the same time solve the problem of competition of other faiths and practices with the Russian Orthodox Church.

Report "Freedom of assembly in post-soviet states"

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This report presents the main trends in the practical implementation of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly in recent years in four countries of the post-soviet states: Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

Demonstration execution training in Russia

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The video of the training exercise of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the police (OMON) of the Russian Federation, which took place in Tyumen in April leaked to YouTube. In it one sees "protesters" (whose role was played by military staff and security officers) being dispersed by the troops.

Anti-fascist protesters detained, neo-Nazi sadist welcomed at Russian far-right forum

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8 anti-fascist protesters were detained by police on Sunday outside the ‘International Russian Conservative Forum’ in St. Petersburg.  One of them was later taken away by ambulance following interrogation by officers from the Centre for Countering Extremism. 

Several NGOs presented their report on violations committed by the Russian Federation on the territory of Autonomous Republic of Crimea

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A row of Ukrainian human rights NGOs submitted Communication within ICCPR on violations committed by the Russian Federation on the territory of Autonomous Republic of Crimea. 

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