Appeal to Create an Independent Police Complaints Body

posted 21 Oct 2011, 12:12 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Oct 2011, 12:29 ]
Source: (info), 19/10/11 

The Working Group of Human Rights Organizations on police reform is starting a campaign to gather signatures for an appeal to the President of Russia calling for the creation of an independent police complaints body. Representatives of the Working Party announced the appeal at a press conference at Interfax’s Moscow office on 18 October 2011. 

Speakers at the press conference were Natalia Taubina, director of Public Verdict Foundation, Sergei Nikitin, head of the Moscow office of Amnesty International , and Sergei Poduzov, co-chair of the NGO Individual & the Law (Chelovek i zakon). [Read more]