Russian Federation: brief summary of concerns about human rights violations in the Chechen Republic

This document denounces the violation of human rights in the self-proclaimed Chechen Republic, and calls for action from the international community, including access for the UNHCR and ICRC.

Russian Federation: open letter from Amnesty International to the presidential candidates on the occasion of the 16 June 1996 Presidential elections

In this open letter, the secretary general of AI calls on the presidential candidates to commit themselves to strengthening human rights, including those of refugees and asylum seekers.