Ukrainian jounalist Ruslan Kotsaba to face new trial on 31.01. Ukrainian Journalist Ruslan Kotsaba took part in a meeting with representatives from ISHR Germany and Connection e.V. in Frankfurt, Germany. Ruslan Kotsaba was accused of 'Obstruction of the legitimate activities of the armed forces of Ukraine' and sentenced to 3.5 years in prison in 2016, due to his open criticism and refusal to participate in the war in eastern Ukraine.
“Entry for faggots forbidden!” - Disturbing open homophobia in Russia Sign in ‘Bread and Salt’ which reads: "Pidarasam wchod sapreschtschen”, or “Entry for child-molesting faggots forbidden”, Moscow, 2017 The sight of a sign in the shop window of the exclusive natural products store "Bread and Salt", on the central Moscow business street Twerskaya-Jamskaya 7, robs a German tourist of breath. An inhuman sign with the caption
Conference in Kiev: Human Rights Online & Ombuds(wo)men in the Eastern Partnership and Russia The International Society for Human Rights was honored to host the second of three conferences as a part of its project in support of human rights bloggers from the Eastern Partnership and Russia in Kiev, Ukraine this past weekend. Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), Kiev The themes of the conference were
Paradoxien am Tage Russlands Am 12. Juni 2017 fielen zwei Ereignisse zusammen: der Tag Russlands und die Aktion der Stiftung zur Korruptionsbekämpfung (umgangssprachlich die Aleksej Nawalnij Stiftung). Auf beide haben sich die Regierungsbehörden intensiv vorbereitet. Für die Erste wurde eine Darstellung von historischen Ereignissen auf der zentralen Moskauer Twer-Haupstraße geplant. Sie wurde dafür in eine Fußgängerzone verwandelt, entlang wurden Essenstände für den Besucherstrom aufgestellt. Zweitere, die Versammlung von
Final workshop for Human Rights Online bloggers held in Frankfurt 20 activists and bloggers from seven countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and the Ukraine) visited the headquarters of the ISHR on Wednesday, December 7 through December 10th (International Day of Human Rights). National section leaders arrived with young representatives from their country to attend the workshops and the closing press conference. The process of developing Human
ISHR: Russia undermines the prosecution of war criminals USA should recognize the International Criminal Court Frankfurt (16 November 2016) - Just a few hours before the acting US President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Barack Obama arrives in Berlin, Russia's President Vladimir Putin has withdrawn cooperation from the International Criminal Court. On this occasion, the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) appeals to the United States to recognize and
Implications for Human Rights under President Trump Donald J. Trump was elected on November 8, 2016 as the 45th President of the United States of America. His blatant racism, sexism, and disregard for human rights paint a grim picture for the future. I woke up yesterday to the shocking news that Donald Trump had been elected as 45th President of the United States, my home country. This
Russia: 'There just weren't any other jobs available' How 20-year-old Anton Tumanov from Kosmodemjansk went to war and died. A report from his mother. A translation from the ISHR from an article published in the Russian oppositional newspaper, the Nowaja Gaseta (New Newspaper) from September 3, 2014: http://www.novayagazeta.ru/society/65075.html. Published with permission from Elena Ratcheva and the Nowaja Gaseta. The coffin, in which Anton Tumanov arrived in at
Ivan Ivanovich Kotlar, Chairman of the Board of ISHR Belarus He was born on June 15, 1944 in Bolotse village. Novogrudok district of the Grodno region. He is an ethnic Belarusian He graduated from Mogilev College of education from historic-geographical faculty (1964). He passed a Ph.D. defense (1984). He gained professor status in 2003. He has been working as professor of political science in Brest State University named after A.S.
Religionsdialog in Aserbaidschan Auszug aus der Bonner Querschnitte (Bonn, 20.09.2016) Thomas und Christine Schirrmacher haben in Aserbaidschan das Religionsministerium und Regierungsorganisationen im Bereich von Religionen und Kulturen, außerdem die Führer der unterschiedlichen islamischen Richtungen, das Oberhaupt der jüdischen Gemeinschaft und die Leitungen der offiziellen Konfessionen des Landes (orthodox, katholisch, lutherisch) besucht, um sich ein Bild von der Lage der Religionsfreiheit und dem Stand des Dialogs zwischen Islam, Judentum und Christentum