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Eastern Partnership & Russia

The history of the International Society for Human Rights is closely tied to that of the Soviet Union. After its fall in 1991, ISHR sections formed in many countries of the former USSR, including all six countries of the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine) as well as in Russia. Currently, exciting joint projects regarding freedom of information and media and strengthening civil society actors are being carried out in the region by the sections, iniated by the ISHR in Germany, with support from the German Federal Foreign Office.

Russia: Izolyatsia, the Kremlin’s Master Detention Facility

As the war on Ukraine by the Russian regime ravages, more gross violations of human rights by the Russian state and its backed Separatists continue to surface. A very recent picture of these violations is the arbitrary imprisonment of pro-Ukraine activists and scholars in the ‘Izolyatsia prison.

ISHR Ukraine – Humanitarian help in the war zone

ISHR lawyers in Ukraine - "Our mission is to help now"  “The situation is changing from day to day. We focus on food, hygiene and medicine, but people are also asking for fuel, money and most importantly drinking water.