Tag results for 'Russia'
On 14 November, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution calling on Russia to pay war reparations in the latest addition to intensifying efforts being made by multilateral institutions to hold the Putin regime to account for its ongoing aggression in Ukraine.
Released on Dec 16, 2022
This is an introduction from the NARF’s Chair to the spring newsletter. It details upcoming programmes hosted by the NARF at the IBA 2022 Annual Conference.
Released on Apr 26, 2022
Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted international legal service providers to shut down operations in Russia, marking a palpable shift in the sector. If law firms do not re-examine their ethical standards and the moral standing of their clients, regulators may do it for them.
Released on Apr 25, 2022
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) is deeply concerned by the news of the probable poisoning of lawyer, prominent anti-corruption activist and outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation State, Alexei Navalny. The IBAHRI calls for an open, impartial and independent investigation into the situation…
Released on Aug 25, 2020
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) condemns the ongoing mistreatment of whistleblowers, government critics and nationals in Chechnya during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Further, the IBAHRI is calling for the prompt reinstatement of medical staff dismissed for expressing their concerns about the lack of vital protective equipment.
Released on Jun 3, 2020
IBAHRI Programme Lawyer Jurate Guzeviciute discussed the international mechanisms available to address the alleged violations of LGBTQ+ persons’ rights in Chechnya. The panel was a side-event to the OSCE’s 2017 HDIM.
Released on Sep 30, 2017
In the report, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) resolutely condemns laws against ‘gay propaganda’ and links to spike in anti-LGBTQ+ hate crimes.
Released on Sep 30, 2017
News Release: Friday 19 May 2017. The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has called upon the members of the United Nations Committee against Torture (UNCAT) to instigate an inquiry into claims that 100 men have been detained and tortured in a secret prison in Chechnya on account of their real or suspected sexual orientation. Three of the detainees are reported to have been killed.
Released on May 19, 2017
After the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014, Russia and many of its prominent citizens were met with a global wave of sanctions. The Council of Europe suspended the Russian delegation’s voting rights during this time.
The IBAHRI urged Russian authorities to conduct an independent inquiry into the reports.
The New York Times’ (NYT) investigation into the bombing of hospitals in Syria since 2015 has concluded that the Russian Air Force have been intentionally and repeatedly targeting civilian infrastructure as part of their military strategy.