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Сommissioner for Human Rights in Primorski Krai held open office hours for public in Ussuriisk
On 18 September, Сommissioner for Human Rights in Primorski Krai Valery Rozov held open office hours for public in Ussuriisk.
Novosibirsk Commissioner visited Correctional Facility No. 14
On 17 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva visited regional Correctional Facility No. 14.
Unlawfully fired reinstated in Novosibirsk Region
Following an inspection initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva, labour legislation infringements were found out and an employee reinstated in his former job.
Commissioner in Yaroslavl participated in event called ‘Life Without Violence Against Children’
First results of Single Election Day summarised on OTR TV channel
On 14 September, a regular release of ‘Human Rights’ programme was broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR).
Roundtable on ex-prisoners’ rehabilitation held in Khabarovsk
On 11 September, the Office of the Khabarovsk Territory Commissioner for Human Rights hosted a roundtable on re-socialisation of former prisoners, initiated by the Far East Scientific Centre of Local Self-Government . Following the meeting a resolution concerning establishment of a system for former prisoners’ rehabilitation was adopted in Khabarovsk Territory.
Yakutsk Commissioner visited prisoners
On 11 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov visited Correctional Facility No. 1 in Yakutsk.
Astrakhan Commissioners donated books to two libraries
A traditional social and cultural event called 'Time to Read' was launched in Astrakhan.
First release of ‘Human Rights’ programme on OTR TV channel
The first release of a programme called ‘Human Rights’ was broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR) .
Tomsk Commissioner inspected SIZO-1 readiness to elections
On 8 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova inspected Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 ( SIZO-1 ) of the Tomsk Region Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia. Ms Kartashova checked how the elections would be arranged for the detainees in the facility.