Published: 1 Jun 2005

UN Human Rights Committee’s report on Russia’s compliance with ICCPR


In its report on Russia’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Human Rights Committee noted several positive steps, including legislative developments and improvements regarding prison overcrowding. However, there remain many points of concern, including human trafficking, human rights violations in Chechnya, racially motivated violence and harassment and attacks on journalists.

This article provides an overview of the text of the Committee’s report, including a comprehensive list of the ongoing causes for concern in the Russian Federation. To find out more, click on the link below.