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Human Rights in Russia

A Darker Side of Reform

by Jonathan Weiler

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Russia,
  • Prisons,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Civil rights,
  • Politics and government,
  • Russia (Federation)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8828031M
    ISBN 101588262790
    ISBN 109781588262790

    In the s a human rights movement began to emerge in the USSR. Those actively involved did not share a single set of beliefs. Many wanted a variety of civil rights — freedom of expression, of religious belief, of national self-determination. To some it was crucial to provide a truthful record of what was happening in the country, not the heavily censored version provided in official media. In Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: The Strasbourg Effect, Lauri Mälksoo and Wolfgang Benedek bring together fifteen established European lawyers, judges and human rights scholars to explore interactions between Russia and the European Court of Human Rights in the twenty years since Russia ratified the European Convention on Human Rights.

      The Russian state directed and ran the military coup in Crimea and its subsequent annexation in , Ukraine has told the European court of human rights Author: Patrick Wintour. Human rights in the Soviet Union were severely limited and for most of its existence the population was mobilized in support of the single State ideology and the policies promoted by the Communist Party. Prior to April only one political party was permitted in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the members of the Communist Party held all key positions, whether in the State.

      The book comes at a time of deep scepticism and introspection about Russia’s commitment to the European human rights regime, and as a tense confrontation ensues among the Russian Duma, the Russian Constitutional Court (RCC), and the ECtHR about the supremacy of the Convention vis-à-vis the Russian : Antoine Buyse. Mariana Katzarova, a close friend and a human rights colleague of Politkovskaya, founded RAW in WAR (Reach All Women in WAR) and the Anna Politkovskaya Award in in London, after working as a journalist and human rights advocate in the war zones of Bosnia, Kosovo and the North Caucasus, including 10 years as the Russia Researcher for Spouse: Alexander Politkovsky.


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Human Rights in Russia: Citizens and the State from Perestroika to Putin (Library of Modern Russia) Sew Edition by Mary McAuley (Author)Cited by: 6. However, Weiler (Russian politics, U.

of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) notes, human rights violations have grown in Russia and other "newly democratizing" countries. These human rights abuses have a changing face, with women and other socially disadvantaged people more likely to be victims than political by: While the authors represent different age groups, occupations, and approaches, they are in agreement on the necessity of protecting civil rights; expanding and developing their guaranty both in Russia and all over the world.

Civil Human Rights in Russia dispels many of the myths about Russia and its attitude toward civil rights, especially as regards to the stereotype that the Russian people do not know about such rights, nor care about human 1/5(1).

This book, by tracing Kovalyov's political career, shows how human rights developed in Russia in late Soviet and post Soviet times.

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In the context of growing human rights abuses, religious freedom conditions in Russia suffered serious setbacks. The Russian government's application of its extremism law violates the Price: $ Human Rights in Russia: A Darker Side of Reform.

The connection between Soviet authoritarianism and human rights violations once seemed unassailable, as did the belief that a transition away from Reviews: 1. The human rights situation in Russia continued to deteriorate in With few exceptions, authorities responded to rising civic activism with bans, repressive laws, and showcase prosecutions.

During Russia’s Universal Periodic Review at the UNHRC in May, Russia faced criticism for failure to end harassment, physical violence and killing of lawyers, journalists, human rights defenders. of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

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location New : F. Rudinsky. By focusing on human rights groups in Russia, this book aims to contribute to understanding of the forces shaping post-Soviet politics.

And barring a few problems, it’s an informative and worthwhile read. Human Rights in Russia: Citizens and the State from Perestroika to Putin by Mary McAuley.

I.B. Tauris & Company, Human Rights in Russia. The Human Rights in Russia Project tracks, through survey data, the state of political and social development in Russia. Creeping authoritarianism and growing nationalism are undermining democracy and rule of law in Russia.

But Russia’s post-Soviet political trajectory remains a critical Euro-Atlantic security concern. Sergei Kovalyov is a central figure in the struggle for human rights in Russia. He was a leading Soviet biology academic and, in the s after becoming active in dissident circles, was arrested by the KGB, tried, imprisoned and subjected to internal exile.

After his release, he continued to work for human rights, eventually becoming chairman of the Soviet Human Rights Committee and chairman Reviews: 1. Welcome to Rights in Russia, a website providing information about human rights in Russia since “[ ] the striving for freedom never died out in Russia, and over the centuries in each generation there have been people who devoted their lives to the struggle for freedom, and sacrificed their lives for freedom’s sake.”.

In April, UN human rights experts, officials of the OSCE, the UK human rights minister, the US State Department, and the EU expressed concern over Russia’s Jehovah’s Witnesses ban. TOPICAL RESEARCH DIGEST: HUMAN RIGHTS IN RUSSIA AND THE FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS 6 Klebnikov, Paul. Godfather of the Kremlin.

New York: Harcourt. Annotation: This is an insightful book that covers the rise and corruption of the Yeltsin. The legal implementation of a respect for human rights turns out to be an even more comprehensive and pervasive enterprise than creating the legal framework for a market economy.

A number of important areas of law are highlighted in this volume; the emphasis is, although not exclusively, on the Russian. Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of lifeand deathin extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human rights.

Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience working in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the worlds poor is the most important human rights struggle of our times/5.

Get this from a library. Human rights in Russia: a darker side of reform. [Jonathan Weiler] -- Jonathan Weiler challenges the assumptions that a move away from totalitarian government in Russia has led to better protection of human rights.

His study reveals that political & economic. The Court dealt with 9, applications concerning Russia inof which, were 8 declared inadmissible or struck out. It delivered judgments (concerning applications), of which found at least one violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Applications processed in Applications allocatedFile Size: KB. Human Rights -- Russia. Books. Bill Bowring, Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia: Landmarks in the Destiny of a Great Power (Routledge ) Anton Burkov, The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights on Russian Law: Legislation and Application in (Ibidem-Verlag, ).

Through these facts about human rights in Russia, one can see the deep-rooted history of corruption and injustice which has penetrated some of the most basic human rights even in the 21st century. However, the potential for change exists, as many Russian citizens continue to.

As a result of the considerable restrictions on Russia’s civil society, many women’s organizations use doublespeak, referring to feminist terms only when addressing Western audiences, and more general human or women’s rights language when engaging with Russian audiences.