To the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

posted 1 Oct 2012, 10:57 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 1 Oct 2012, 11:02 ]
Source: (info), 27/09/12 

· Human rights defenders 

Dear Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, 

We, the representatives of Russian human rights organisations, have carefully studied the PACE draft resolution "On the Honouring of Commitments by the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe", prepared by the Monitoring Committee. This draft contains many useful and well-crafted recommendations to the authorities of our country. However, a number of inaccuracies and erroneous characterisations of events and facts may negate any positive effect to be had from this resolution. [Read more]