Strengthening human rights defenders in Russia
During 2009 the human rights situation in North Caucasus worsened significantly and in order to maintain presence on the ground, a group of human rights NGOs decided to organize mobile visits to the region, especially Chechnya, monitoring and reporting on human rights violations. Human rights defenders will be offered training in security awareness when going on missions to North Caucasus. The project will be coordinated by the NGO Committee Against Torture who has been working with human rights monitoring since 2000. This is the first cooperation between Civil Rights Defenders and this organization.News.
Tags: Committee Against Torture and Human Rights Defenders.
Regions: The North Caucasus.