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Международная сеть правозащитных организаций в поддержку призывников, военнослужащих и альтернативнослужащих: действия по обеспечению верховенства права
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15.04.2015

On November 10, 2014, the draft law on alternative civilian service (ACS) was passed by the House of Representatives in the first session (Resolution of the House of Representatives of the...

15.04.2015

In January 2014, a new Federal Law adopted by the State Duma came to force. This law prescribes that those who evade from the military service are prohibited to work in the government sector (...

13.03.2015

In the case of Lyalyakin v. Russia (application no. 31305/09) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been:
a violation of Article 3 (...

20.05.2014
The EBCO Meeting took place in Brussels
The EBCO Meeting took place in Brussels

16–17 May in Peace House in Brussels the EBCO Meeting, concerning the situation with conscientious objectors (CO) in different countries and the 50th anniversary of the Belgian CO law, took...

25.04.2014

In Chamber judgment in the case of Perevedentsevy v. Russia (application no. 39583/05), which is not final, the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been:
two...

01.04.2014

In the first quarter 2014 losses of defense and security sector in Azerbaijan amounted 17 people, 12 people were killed or died in non-combat conditions,  according to military research...

23.03.2014

Yuri Dzhibladze, the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights (CDDHR), about OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine:
  "After many days of extremely difficult...

16.01.2014
Case of Kirov pacifist will be reviewed in the European Court

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has received and registered a complaint of Konev under number 67685/13. Defense believes that the Russian Federation violated Article 9 of the Convention...

01.01.2014

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) hosted the Expert Meeting on Human Rights Monitoring in the Armed Forces on 4 and 5 March 2013. In total, 24...

22.12.2013

The applicant, Marina Yuryevna Alekseyeva, is a Russian national who was born in 1960 and lives in Norilsk (Russia). The case concerned the death of her son on 2 March 2004 while serving his...

28.11.2013

1st December is Prisoners for Peace Day. For over 60 years, War Resisters' International have, on this day, made known the names and stories of those imprisoned for actions for peace. Many are...

03.11.2013

The Union of Officers in Reserve and Retired released a statement on the situation that prevails in the armed forces after the resignation of Defense Minister Safar Abiyev, describing the...

21.10.2013

18 October  In Russia during a training at a military base in Yelan a tank run over a military conscript. The soldier Timofei Vasilyev has died.

A similar accident was averted in the...

17.10.2013

Оn Thursday 24 October 2013 the European Court of Human Rights will be notifying in writing judgments Baklanov v. Ukraine and Damjanac v. Croatia.

Baklanov v. Ukraine (no. 44425/08)

16.10.2013

President Viktor Yanukovych has abolished compulsory military service.
This is stated in the presidential decree No. 562 of October 14.
"Do not perform drafts into the Armed...

28.09.2013

A total of 150,030 people will be conscripted in the period between October 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013 under the decree of Russian President.

04.09.2013

Yashar Jafarli, head of the Public Association of Reserve and Retired Officers, addressed the heads of the Interior Ministry and the National Security Ministry in connection with continued...

01.09.2013

The head of the Public Association “Officers in Reserve and  Retirement” Yashar Jafarli appealed to U.S. President Barack Obama  calling to  express  attitude to...

26.06.2013

A young soldier, on a regular military service in Moldovan armed forces, was found hanged in a forest near the Bulboaca military training center (near Chisinau) on Tuesday morning. That was the...