Maintaining the rule of law in cooperation with Russian Justice Initiative
The cooperation between Russian Justice Initiative and Civil Rights Defenders aims at highlighting the failure of the rule of law in Russia by taking legal approaches to secure legal remedies and reparations for victims of serious human rights abuses committed during the conflict in Chechnya and other North Caucasus republics, such as extraordinary killings, torture and enforced disappearances.
The conflict in Chechnya and other North Caucasus republics has led to massive human rights abuses, that have never been investigated.
The cooperation includes components such as documenting human rights abuses, offering free legal aid, launching legal proceedings before Russian institutions and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), conducting advocacy and producing publications.News.
Tags: European Court of Human Rights, Rule of Law, and Russian Justice Initiative.
Regions: The North Caucasus.