Archive for 'Human Rights'
Press release, 22.02.2017 Police has detained Kirill Bobro, YABLOKO Youth leader in Stavropol, south Russia, and two party activists. The law enforcement claim that the picket, which the activists held for days ago by the FSB security service building , had not been authorized by the city hall. Kirill Bobro is on of the organisers […]
Press release, 21.02.2017 YABLOKO to form a column under the slogan “No to political terror!” at a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov which will take place in central Moscow on February 26. The column will be headed by the party leaders.
Press release, 20.02.2017 On Fabruary 21, head of the “No to Violence” project Anna Rivina will give a lecture on “What domestic violence is and were it begins” in YABLOKO’s office.
YABLOKO leader addresses the FSB security service Chief: Stop putting pressure on the organisers of the rally in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Stavropol
Press release, 20.02.2017 YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova forwarded a request to the FSB security service Chief Alexander Bortnikov demanding to bring the department officers to responsibility for putting pressure on the party activists in Stavropol, south Russia. The FSB officers insist that YABLOKO activists must give up the idea of holding a rally in memory […]
Decision of the YABLOKO Bureau 17.02.2017 The State Duma adopted in an urgent order, the Federation Council approved and the President signed the Law on Amendments to the Criminal Code, which excluded even the very concept of domestic violence and a special responsibility for it from the Code. Responsibility for beatings of relatives was excluded […]
Press release, 17.02.2017 On February 17, Chair of YABLOKO’s Gender faction Galina Mikhaleva and Deputy Chair of the faction Olga Radayeva had a meeting with head of the “No to Violence” project Anna Rivina and discussed the issues of further cooperation.
Press release, 13.02.2017 On February 26, activists of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of YABLOKO will participate in a demonstration in memory of Boris Nemtsov.
Press release, 12.02.2017 On February 12, activists of Moscow YABLOKO Youth and the Gender faction participated in a rally against the decriminalization of domestic violence. About 200 people took part in the protest action.
Press release, 09.02.2017 Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky and Mikhail Amosov filed a request with the head of the St. Petersburg Department of the Russian Ministry of Interior Sergei Umnov demanding that the report on the threats to Lev Shlosberg, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Pskov Region, must be […]
Sergei Mitrokhin protests outside Russia’s FSB intelligence agency demanding to release detained activists
Press release, 07.02.2017 On February 7, Moscow YABLOKO Chair Sergei Mitrokhin and party activists conducted a protest action outside Russia’s FSB intelligence agency demanding to release detained activist Mark Galperin and journalist Olga Sapronova. Sapronova was release 40 minutes after the picket began.
Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 06.02.2017 The war in the east of Ukraine is well under way again, people are dying. But the Kremlin officially hopes that the so called “rebels” in Donbass will have enough weapons and ammunition. Political cynicism of the Russian authorities is reaching a new level. A human’s life is not on the […]
Press release, 27.01.2017 On 27 January, the anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad, YABLOKO representatives laid flowers at the memorial in Moscow and St.Petersburg.
Press release, 27.01.2017 The Investigative Committee’s branch in the Republic of Karelia responded to the inquiry of Lev Shglosberg, deputy of the Pskov Region Legislative Assembly (YABLOKO’s faction), demanding to investigate the information on violence, including tortures and murder threats, against dissident Ildar Dadin by the staff and administration of the Prison Colony No. 7 […]
Emilia Slabunova to introduce a bill obliging prison administration to immediately inform relatives of prisoners on their transfer to a colony
Press release, 26.01.2017 YABLOKO Chair, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia Emilia Slabunova will introduce a bill obliging prison administration to inform relatives of prisoners on their transfer to a colony within short timeframes. Slabunova claims that relatives must be provided with information on an inmate’s location as soon as possible.
Blog-post by Emilia Slabunova, 24.01.2017 There is no doubt that with this march women declared their readiness to defend their rights. They showed that they will not let anyone talk to them disrespectfully, moreover, they will not let anyone hurl obscenities at them. But they expressed much more things.
24.01.2017 On Friday the State Duma is going to adopt in second reading the bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence. This law marks a return to the “patriarchal despotism” and a permit to act in family in accordance with the slogan ” beating your wife is a sign of love”.
24.01.2017 Tomorrow the State Duma will consider in second reading a bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence. The YABLOKO party – the only party in the country with a gender organisation – demands that the Duma should turn down the law and to adopt a special law on liability for domestic violence, as well as […]
Stavropol YABLOKO conducted a protest action against the bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence
Press release, 24.01.2017 On February 23, the activists of the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO conducted a protest action against the bill on decriminalisation of domestic violence. If the bill is passed, the person who beats his family members resulting in light injuries will not be charged with a criminal offense. Only administrative proceedings will be […]
Press release, 20.01.2016 On January 20, the activists of YABLOKO Youth and the Gender faction conducted a series of one-person pickets against a bill decriminalizing domestic violence. The action took place outside the State Duma. The bill suggests that the criminal charge of “battery within families” should be decriminalized and downgraded to the administrative offense. […]
Press release, 19.01.2017 YABLOKO leaders and activists laid flowers at the site where lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova had been murdered by neo-Nazis eight years ago.