The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights prepared a leaflet with recommendations from various documents to help personnel of place of deprivation of liberty to counteract COVID-19 and ensure the rights of prisoners. The information contained in the leaflet will also be useful for NGOs monitoring places of detention. In the leaflet, we emphasize that people deprived of their liberty should be...

06.05.2020 - 15:38

This compilation is intended to provide an overview of some of the key human rights standards and guidelines in relation to states’ Covid-19 responses, with a particular focus on prisons and other places of detention and the fundamental freedoms of information and expression. The compilation is by no means exhaustive, but rather reflects a selection of useful guidelines and tools for use in the...

13.04.2020 - 12:05

The Committee against Torture has published a methodological material concerning procedure of the public enquiry into torture which is used by the Committee in its HR activities. The book contains a summary of the material of the Russian-language publication and is intended for English-speaking persons. It  is devoted to a description of the method of public enquiry into torture and other...

26.02.2014 - 19:11

This manual is intended primarily for practitioners involved in trial monitoring. It will, however, be of interest to anyone seeking information on trial monitoring and should also be useful to anyone involved in reforming the justice system.

02.12.2013 - 12:35