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Conference "The potential of non-profit non-governmental organizations in providing free legal aid to vulnerable groups"

19.09.2014

On 26 September St. Petersburg NGO "Civil Control" and NEEAPE "Saint-Petersburg Prince P.G. Oldenburg Institute of Law” will hold a conference "The potential of non-profit non-governmental organizations in providing free legal assistance to vulnerable groups”.

Information poster "ARV drugs"

09.09.2014

International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) has prepared a poster "ARV drugs" with information about the drugs for the treatment of HIV and treatment schemes recommended by WHO.

The AGORA lawyers appealed to the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation: the law on extradition of foreigners with HIV status was contrary to the Constitution

05.09.2014

Lawyers of the Interregional Association of Human Rights Organizations "AGORA" appealed to the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation with the statement that “Rospotrebnadzor” and courts of the Russian Federation did not take into account the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 12 May 2006. The judgment read that the decisions on the expulsion of foreign nationals with HIV status should take into account actual circumstances of the case, on humanitarian grounds. The lawyers also asked the Constitutional Court to recognize the laws governing the extradition of foreigners with HIV status as contrary to the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

Militia officers were sentenced to imprisonment for beating detainees, one of whom was HIV-positive

13.06.2014

Intentional detention of an innocent person, psychological pressure and beating, accusation of thefts, which he did not commit... For more than two years Maria Kaminska, a lawyer of Ukrainian Network for assistance to HIV-positive people and drug addicts, defended the victim of militiamen. Finally, the court acknowledged: the law enforcement officers deliberately taunted the sick person, about whose state they were aware.

Statistics of HIV/AIDS cases in the Republic of Armenia

03.06.2014

The HIV/AIDS situation assessment shows that the estimated number of people living with HIV in the country is about 3700.From 1988 to 30 April 2014 1730 HIV cases had been registered in the country among the citizens of the Republic of Armenia with 238 new cases of HIV infection registered during 2013.

Progressive recommendations of the UN International Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for Ukraine

29.05.2014

The UN International Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has recently published a number of important recommendations on combating HIV/AIDS, opioid substitution therapy, access issues, state funding and inadequately high level of drug dependent people criminalization for the government of Ukraine.

Russia’s ban on methadone for drug users in Crimea will worsen the HIV/AIDS epidemic and risk public health

11.05.2014

   Michel Kazatchkine, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia,commented the situation with ban of substitution therapy in Crimea 

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