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James Slater · December, 2015

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Latest posts by James Slater from December, 2015

17 December 2015

As Russia Insulates Itself from Human Rights Bodies, State Surveillance Decision Looms

RuNet EchoAdvox

The European Court of Human Rights ruled in favor of a free expression advocate's case against Russian government surveillance. But thanks to a new law, Russia officially does not care.

8 December 2015

New Draft Law Enables Russia to Ignore International Human Rights Decisions

RuNet Echo

A recently passed draft law could allow the Russian Constitutional Court to review any international human rights decision against Russia, allowing the Kremlin to shirk international human rights obligations.