29 June 2020, Monday SJI jointly with a coalition of civil society organizations made a submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in response to the Committee’s call for information with regard to the 8th periodic report by the Russian Federation. SJI's submissions covered the issue of the lack of legal and other remedies for domestic violence in Russia and harmful traditional practices in the North Caucasus. Other issues addressed in the submission include discrimination and violence against LGBTQ people, freedom of expression and association, and torture.


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