IARF and HRWF co-sponsor HRC UPR side event

UN Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
Side Event on freedom of religion in Russia 
29 April 2013
in conjunction with the review of the human rights records of Russia through the Working Group on the UPR of the Human Rights Council.

Jointly organised by IARF and Human Rights Without Frontiers International (HRWFI)

Topics & Speakers:

  • The law on extremism – Alexandr Verkhovsky from Sova Center in Moscow
  • A number of court cases in Russia – Sergey Ivanenko, a Russian lawyer
  • European Court decisions against Russia in religious matters – Attorney Patricia Duval from Paris
  • Religious intolerance fostered by the state and anti-sect movements in Russia – Willy Fautré from Brussels

HRWF Report: Russia Side Event, UPR 2013 (PDF 1 page)




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