Human rights defenders vs politicians. reports

posted 21 Feb 2013, 01:23 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Feb 2013, 01:24 ]
18 February 2013 

Vera Vasileva 

The federal law "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Relating to the Regulation of the Activities of Non-Profit Organisations Acting as Foreign Agents" continues to attract criticism from human rights advocates. The most recent manifestation of this came about during the discussion "Human rights and politics - are they incompatible?", which took place on 15 February 2013 at the Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Centre in Moscow. The event was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of the dissident, political writer and human rights activist Yelena Bonner. [Read more]