YABLOKO proposes Alexander Shishlov for the post of St.Pesterburg Ombudsman for another term
Press Release, 01.03.2017
The Bureau of St. Petersburg branch of YABLOKO recommended its faction in the Legislaive Assembly of St.Petersburg to nominate Alexander Shishlov, Human Rights Commissioner in St. Petersburg, for another term of office.
Boris Vishnevsky, head of the YABLOKO faction in St.Peterburg’s Legislative Assembly gave the following commentary:
– The party supports nomination of Alexander Shishlov because he really dealt with the protection of human rights [as Ombudsman of St.Petersburg in the previous term] and we see the results of his work. Alexander Shishlov protects not only the social but also political rights of citizens. He has been very good in this job, we think that he is the best regional ombudsman.
Alexander Shishlov was born on 28 July, 1955, in Leningrad. He graduated from the Mathematics and Mechanics (1977) and the Law (1994) Faculty of St. Petersburg (Leningrad) State University. He was elected a deputy of the State Duma of the 2nd and 3rd convocations. On 4 April, 2012, the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg elected him Human Rights Commissioner of St. Petersburg. Full State Counsellor 1st Class of the Russian Federation. Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (1984). Member of the St. Petersburg Union of Scientists (since 1989). Member of the YABLOKO Bureau (1999 -2015).
Posted: March 2nd, 2017 under Human Rights.